Professional Private Investigator Certificate

Program Code: 9050413

If you have an interest in starting your own business or working as a private investigator, the growing field of private investigations is for you. Private investigators are used by law firms, corporations, insurance companies and other private and public entities. You will learn skills such as how to locate people using open sources of information, conduct investigations, constitutional law application, background checks and current investigative practices to prepare you to succeed in careers such as private investigator, corporate and private security, process service and insurance claim investigator. This certificate will give you a great foundation to go on and earn your private investigator's license and be a successful private investigator.

Approximate Certificate Costs


Tuition: $1,886

Books: $110

Certificate Completers will be able to

  • Gain a career as a private investigator
  • Own and operate a private investigation business
  • Prepared to take the Wisconsin Private Detective License Exam
Total Credits

Professional Practice Experience

Credits from this certificate can be applied for continuing education requirements for private detective licensing.