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Private Investigation training

If you’re naturally curious and love digging into details, Private Investigation training is a great way to learn investigation techniques and put them to use as a career. From the basics of electronic surveillance and computer searches to smart undercover and interrogation tactics, you’ll walk away with the skills—and confidence—to work as a private investigator in as few as four months.

When you choose our Private Investigation training, you don’t have to worry about any prerequisites to enrollment and you’ll be free to complete the program at your own pace. Upon graduation, you’ll have the know-how to be a valuable asset to the world of law enforcement.

What you get

  • Comprehensive textbook and easy-to-follow study guides to keep you engaged with the material
  • Academic support available via email, phone, and online
  • Practical skills you can start putting to use immediately
  • A career diploma and the chance to attend our live commencement ceremony upon graduation
 
$48,190

median salary

Job opportunities

Working as a private investigator could require you to gather information about legal, financial, or personal matters. You could spend your time in the field doing surveillance, conducting interviews, or researching cases for a court date. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts 10% growth in the job market by 2026 and a median salary of $48,190*.

 

REAL-WORLD
SKILLS

Surveillance techniques, interrogation tactics, firearm safety, collecting and processing evidence, and more.

LEGAL
EXPERTISE

Explore the U.S. legal process, including how different types of evidence and witnesses are accommodated.

SERVE
AND PROTECT

Understand best practices for private security detail for public figures and corporate clients.

 

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Absolutely. This course guides you through the actual methods, tools, and procedures that private investigators use on the job. By the time you graduate, you should be ready to start on your career path.

Yes! All students receive personalized career assistance. We'll help you create an impactful resume, prepare for interviews, and explore job opportunities that may be available in your area.

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your private investigator training online. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our private investigator diploma is just one of the legal studies program we have available. You might also want to consider:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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