Institute Overview

The California Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Behavioral Science, Public Safety, and Justice at the California School of Forensic Studies (CSFS) at Alliant International University is dedicated to providing law enforcement, security professionals, other first responders, and mental and allied health professionals with practical forensic education and training.

The Institute’s Online Advanced Practice Certificates cover diverse subject areas, while sharing one single objective: To support our participants to effectively prevent and manage conflict and violence.

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Certificate Programs

Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies

Provides professionals with a greater understanding of conflict dynamics and the knowledge and skills to support conflict resolution.

Forensic Linguistics

Designed for professionals interested in gaining a foundational understanding of the application of science to language in the context of criminal and civil law.

Forensic Victimology

Supports professionals to use the science of victimology and victim profile construction to engage in effective prevention, investigation, intervention, and policy development.

Fundamentals of Correctional Psychology

Supports mental health professionals working within, or seeking to work within, correctional systems to attain the skills, knowledge, and attitudes essential to success and safety.

Fundamentals of Correctional Psychology with Assessment

Designed for licensed psychologists and doctoral students who seek advanced knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to success and safety.

Fundamentals of Military and Veterans Psychology

Supports mental health professionals to provide essential services to active and veteran military personnel and their families.

Fundamentals of Police Psychology

Provides mental health professionals with foundational knowledge and skills to work with law enforcement and public safety personnel in multiple contexts, including private practice, law enforcement agencies, and health care.

Police Psychology for Licensed Practitioners

Designed for licensed psychologists and doctoral students who seek advanced knowledge and skills to work with law enforcement and public safety personnel.

TeleMental Health

Provides mental health professionals and students with a greater understanding of telemental health as a professional practice option.

About The Institute

The California Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Behavioral Science, Public Safety and Justice is part of the California School of Forensic Studies. CSFS is dedicated to graduating rigorously educated and trained professionals who impact society, public opinion, and policy by applying science in the service of preventing, investigating, and mitigating conflict and violence.

As a division of CSFS, the Institute is an official corporate sponsor of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA). Many of the Advanced Practice Certificates are also eligible for Continuing Education credit through the American Psychological Association (APA).  All are offered online by faculty experts who practice in the respective fields, and who bring their experience into the virtual classroom to transform theory into practice.

Related Programs

Forensic Leadership and Administration

Forensics requires high-stakes, complex decision-making. Our program provides the training needed to succeed and to lead others to do the same.

MS in Forensic Leadership and Administration

Forensic Behavioral Science

Explore your desire to mitigate conflict and violence, and make the world a safer and more secure place.

MS in Forensic Behavioral Science

Program Campus Locations

The Institute’s Certificate Programs are only offered online. Explore all of our online programs below.

Online Programs

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Why Alliant

At Alliant, our mission is to prepare students for professional careers of service and leadership and promote the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world. Our Vision is an inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.

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Why CSFS

The California School of Forensic Studies is dedicated to graduating rigorously educated and trained professionals who impact society, public opinion, and policy by applying science in the service of preventing, investigating, and mitigating conflict and violence.

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