Forensics Certificate

About the Forensics Certificate

The Forensics certificate at CWU is open to all majors and can be tailored to your goals. Your core classes focus on death and crime scene investigations, questioned documents, hair and fiber analysis, firearms, skeletal analysis, and expert witness testimony. Electives are drawn from different departments that explore forensics.

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Why Study Forensics at CWU?

The Forensics Certificate is open to students of all majors, providing an introduction to forensics.

Participate in blood spatter analysis, forensic entomology, and fingerprint analysis, and engage in visits from law enforcement officers and forensic experts. These experiences are core to our program, so you can see the practical application of what you learn in the classroom.  

Where is this program offered?  

How much does this program cost?  

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU. 

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information. 


Summer Field Programs

Our Department offers exciting Summer Field Programs in archaeology and forensics. These programs provide you with fieldwork experience, so you can gain valuable skills and insights in the field of Anthropology.

Scholarship Opportunities

The Anthropology Department offers many scholarships to help you invest in your future such as the Barlow Immersive Anthropology Award, Wilson Archaeology Scholarship, and opportunities for research. Learn more about Student Funding and Research.

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Questions? Contact Us.

Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies

Department Secretary:
357A Dean Hall
1200 Wildcat Way
(509) 963-3201

Department Chair:
338 Dean Hall
1200 Wildcat Way
(509) 963-3601