Interested in forensic science? The University of South Dakota offers an online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice where you can take a class in forensic science as one of your electives. This can lead to a career as an evidence collection specialist, crime scene analyst or crime lab technician in law enforcement. In addition to general educations requirements and electives, you will take 18 hours of core classes revolving around criminal law and procedures and complete a capstone project. To complete the BS requirements, your online Criminal Justice degree will also include coursework in the sciences and math.
- A high school diploma or GED is required.
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission