About the program
In this course, we’ll uncover the secrets behind solving mysteries and crimes using forensic science. Get ready to learn how to examine crime scenes, collect evidence, and employ techniques like DNA analysis and fingerprinting!
We’ll explore the history of forensic science, figure out how scientists crack cases, and even discuss the ethical side of things. Ever wondered how detectives use science to catch the bad guys? Join us to find out! Get ready for an exciting adventure into the world of forensic science, where you’ll become a crime-solving pro.
This is an in-person course that meets daily in Fairfax, 9am – 4pm. Tuition cover materials, meals (breakfast/lunch/snacks), and transportation to any offsite excursions.
Skills you will learn
- Apply the Scientific Method
- Handle and Preserve Evidence
- Understand Crime Scene Investigation
- Explore Fingerprinting Identification
Out of the classroom
- Visit to the DC Spy Museum
Please note: All information is subject to change at the discretion of UVA Northern Virginia.