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Online Forensics Degree Programs

Forensic Degree Programs

The California School of Forensic Studies (CSFS) at Alliant International University offers education and training opportunities to support you at every stage of your career. Our Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice Systems; Master of Science, Forensic Behavioral Science;  Master of Science, Forensic Leadership and Administration; Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology, Public Policy, and Law; and Advanced Practice Certificates support you to apply the latest, evidence-based practices to real world case studies and simulations. Graduates of our programs earn the competencies necessary to practice within the forensic fields, including within law enforcement, security, corrections, forensic psychology, forensic linguistics, trial consulting, and threat assessment and risk management. 

CSFS’s Doctorate, Psychology, Public Policy, and Law is designed for public and private health and safety professionals who have earned a Master’s degree and who want to enhance their skillset and advance their careers or consultancies.

Our Doctorate and Master’s Programs in Forensics are offered online with two weekend residencies. Our Bachelor’s program in forensics is offered at our San Diego, California campus. The Advanced Practice Certificates are fully online.

Forensics Degree Programs


The Institute of Forensic Behavioral Science, Public Safety, and Justice

CSFS’s Advanced Practice Certificates provide an efficient pathway for those in different sectors to gain specialized forensic skills.


California School of Forensic Studies (CSFS)

CSFS is where forensic scholarship and psychological practice come together to provide a comprehensive education in forensic studies. Learn more about the California School of Forensic Studies.


International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).

The California School of Forensic Studies (CSFS) is where scholarship and practice come together to provide a comprehensive education in forensic studies.

CSFS at Alliant International University is a proud partner of ILEETA. The goal of the partnership is on-going professional development and support of ILEETA membership.  Through this partnership, ILEETA members also benefit from a 10% tuition savings and an Application Fee Waiver when enrolling as a new Alliant student in our degree programs and Advanced Practice Certificates.

Forensic Linguistic Intelligence (FLI)

The California School of Forensic Studies and the United Kingdom-based Forensic Linguistic Intelligence (FLI) have partnered to offer premier Forensic Linguistic doctorate and master's concentrations, as well an Advanced Practice Forensic Linguistics Certificate. 

CSFS and FLI are also joining to create a premium database that will evaluate linguistic patterns associated with crime subtypes, extremism, and political discourse.  The database will be accessible to students who seek to conduct research in this field, with restricted access to law enforcement and security professionals.

Many of CSFS’s Advanced Practice Certificates offer continuing education credit through the American Psychological Association. 

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About the Field of Forensics

Forensics is not only an interesting profession, it is also one of the fastest-growing. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, forensic science positions are expected to grow 14% between 2018 and 2028, surpassing both nurses and web developers in job growth.

Each of CSFS’s forensic behavioral science programs supports our graduates to transform research into practice, and enter or advance in this important field, contributing to the prevention and mitigation of conflict and violence in our world. 

Contact us today to learn more about our forensic programs.


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