Criminal Science

The field of criminal science is large, and educational requirements vary by career choice. Learn about your options in this field of study, and continue reading to determine if criminal science is the right major for you.

Inside Criminal Science

Criminal science professionals work in forensics, investigations and law enforcement. Below are details about education and career options in this field. Study.com provides additional information to help you make your decisions about schools and programs in criminal science.

Education Information

Students interested in this field often pursue bachelor's degrees in criminal or forensic science. Criminal science majors may learn how to analyze physical evidence by taking classes in chemistry, psychology or biology, as well as more specialized classes in forensic techniques. Some criminal or forensic programs include courses like research methods in criminology, juvenile justice and the U.S. corrections system. Read the articles below to determine which path is right for you.

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