• Program Overview

    Explore Our Forensic Investigation Master's Program

    Stevenson University Online's Master of Science in Forensic Investigation prepares students to effectively conduct interviews and collect physical evidence for the purpose of synthesizing the results into factually accurate and objective reports and court testimony. Our graduate program equips students with the skills to analyze and evaluate documentary and testimonial evidence vital to criminal investigations and trials. Developed for working professionals, the Stevenson Forensic Investigation graduate program is offered fully online.

    Connections to Jobs in Various Forensic Fields

    Students will benefit from Stevenson University’s proximity to the federal, state, and local governmental agencies who possess an increased need for professionals with forensic investigation skills. Potential positions for graduates of this program range from local Police Detective to Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. At the state and local levels, forensic investigators usually specialize in one type of crime, such as white-collar crime or financial crime. Stevenson’s Forensic Investigation master’s program prepares students for careers in all of these areas by providing them with the ability to communicate findings, analysis, and conclusions. 

    Careers for Forensic Investigation Graduates

    • Bankruptcy Examiner
    • Insurance Claims Examiner
    • Loss-prevention Analyst
    • Background Investigator
    • Investigative Analyst

    Some of the Courses You Could Take

    • FSCOR 603 Litigation Theory and Practice
    • FSCOR 606 Forensic Journal Research and Review 
    • FSINV 605 Investigative Techniques/Physical Evidence 
    • FSLAW 602 Criminology
    • FSAAC 620 Forensic Information Technology
    • FSLAW 662 Fraud Investigation and Analysis 
    • FSLAW 668 White Collar Crime
       
  • Admissions / Tuition

    Admissions / Tuition

    • Completed online application. 
    • Completion of bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Official college transcript from your degree-granting institution; additional transcripts may be required to demonstrate satisfaction of program-specific prerequisites or at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
    • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • Personal statement.
    Tuition Rate Partnership Standard
    Per Credit $556.00 $695.00
    Per Course (3-Credits) $1,668.00 $2,085.00
    • Stevenson University offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
    • Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees. 
    • Financial aid packages are offered to those who qualify.
    • Students are eligible to transfer up to 6-credit hours from a 4-year institution if applicable.