- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: One Week
- Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: College Experience
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
- Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
Westfield CSI, held on the campus of Westfield State University, is a residential summer program for students ages 14-17 with an interest in Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Investigations, and Technology. They work as a team to solve a murder on campus using forensic science, criminal justice, and crime scene investigation technology!
Westfield CSI, winner of the "Innovative and Creative Program" award by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) in 2012, gives high school students the chance to learn about criminal justice, forensic science, investigations, and technology while experiencing life at a university campus. Students will live on campus for one week and work together to solve a "murder" which includes viewing and investigating mock crime scenes and participating in classes on such topics as Forensic Psychology, DNA Collection and Analysis, Interviewing Skills, Law and the Judicial Process, Hair and Fiber Analysis, and much more!