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Administrative offices will be open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on December 19, 22, and 23, 2014. 

Both campuses will be closed December 24, 2014, through January 4, 2015. 

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Death Investigation Certificate Programs

These online Continuing Education Certificate Programs are comprised of 5 courses each 60 hours and 6 weeks in length and intended to provide expertise to individuals who are currently employed in law enforcement. These online courses can be taken individually for credit or all five for a certificate in Death Investigation.

The instructor will guide each student through the investigative process in which an investigator must know in order to properly deal with Basic Death Investigations, Forensic procedure, Major Case interviewing, Basic Crime reconstruction and Statement Analysis. After successful completion--students can enroll in the Advance Certificate Program. Each course will contain case studies, forum discussions and written lectures.

  • Purpose: provide continuing educational offerings to professionals working in criminal investigation to detect and provide the evidence needed to prosecute criminals.
  • Entrance Requirements/ Prerequisites: currently employed in Law Enforcement or related field.
  • North Carolina Sworn Officers tuition exemption applies.
  • Out-of-state tuition is $180.00 per class


2014 Schedule:

Please make note of the term for each class. You will need this information to register.

Investigation Certificate Program:

 Course Number
 Class Dates  Term Registration
CJC 9003 Basic Death Investigations February 24, 2014 - April 6, 2014 Spring  
CJC 9004 Forensic Procedures and Evidence April 14, 2014 - May 25, 2014 Summer  
CJC 9005 Major Case Interviewing June 16, 2014 - July 27, 2014 Summer  
CJC 9002 Basic Crime Reconstruction August 11, 2014 - September 21, 2014 Fall
CJC 8979 Investigative Statement Analysis October 6, 2014 - November 16, 2014 Fall  


Advanced Death Investigation Certificate Program:

Classes will begin January 2015.

Students must complete all 5 courses in the Basic Certificate program before enrolling in the advanced program courses. These courses are limited to law enforcement personnel only.

 Course Number
 Class Dates  Term Registration 
CJC 9026 Sexual Death Investigation    
CJC 9027 Cold Case Homicide Investigations  
CJC 9028 Criminal Profiling    
CJC 9029 Crime Reconstruction    
CJC 9030 Psychology of Death and Murder    


Student Registration Information:

All Law Enforcement Continuing Education students who will be registering for online classes must complete the online Student Information Form . 

Once you have completed and submitted the form, you will receive an email confirming your registration.
This process is not automatic and may take 1-2 business days to complete.

Contact Us

Sherry Phillips
(828) 694-1760