Certificate in Investigation
Abraham Lincoln University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Investigation program from Abraham Lincoln University provides students with advanced knowledge of the justice system and law enforcement processes, police patrol procedures, courts, terrorism, forensic science, correctional facilities, and probation and parole systems. Upon completion, students are prepared to:

  • Integrate technology into traditional criminal justice theories
  • Assess the types, value, and advantages of physical evidence in a criminal investigation and validate the ethical, legal, and scientific requirements for the collection of that evidence
  • Assess the constitutionality tests for presumption and inferences and analyze the issues surrounding the appropriate use of witness accounts and testimony


  • Proof of High School Graduation or its equivalent
  • Documentation of a current government-issued photo ID
  • A resume, curriculum vitae or list of professional accomplishments
  • Transcripts for any previous undergraduate study that the applicant wants to submit to ALU for possible transfer credit

School Accreditation Statement

Distance Education Accrediting Commission