Criminal investigation schools in District of Columbia offer a wide range of certificates and degrees in the field of criminal investigation. Criminal investigation courses and curriculum cover how to conduct investigations and the common issues or problems that can arise. Some of the topics covered in criminal investigation classes include psychology, victim awareness, informant rights, criminal laws, and interviewing skills. Social sciences and criminology courses are also emphasized in the criminal investigation program. Available degrees include a two-year associate’s, four-year bachelor’s and a six-year master’s. The expected growth rate for employment should rise according to economists and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- M.A. Forensic Psychology