A fundamental understanding of processing a crime scene.
As a Forensic Investigations major at Herkimer College, you’ll develop occupational competence for entry into public law enforcement and/or private investigative fields.
Successful graduates of this program:
- Use skills and knowledge needed to work within the Criminal Justice field
- Understand the fundamentals of processing a crime scene
- Obtain the complex skills required of a crime scene investigator/photographer
- Locate, document, and collect physical evidence at a crime scene
- Ensure the chain of custody is maintained
- Properly mark all evidence prior to collection and account for it at all times until the crime is solved
Graduates find employment in entry-level positions in public and private investigative agencies and companies, or may choose to go on to pursue a four-year degree.
View our program course requirements as published in the College Catalog.
Herkimer College offers a quality and affordable educational experience.