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Social Media for Investigators (6 hours CE)

State and Board approved training in AL, GA, IA, KS, KY, MN, MO, NM, NC, OK, OR, SC, TN, & TX
Approved in NC for four hours only

Course Description

Social Media for Investigators is a licensed course designed for the continuing education of Private Investigators by professors who are experts in their field.  This course further instructs investigators regarding social media and its impact on investigations.  Topics include social media history and platforms, social media demographics and the emerging importance of social media on investigations.

Course Outline

  • Introduction of Class
  • Social media history
  • Social media demographics
  • Social media network platforms
  • Why social media investigations are important
  • Privacy and social media
  • Social media danger areas
  • Conclusion and Comprehensive review

Course Outcome

Investigators will have the ability to work at their own pace on line and complete six (6) hours of continuing education to further enhance their investigative skills.

Credits Earned

An Investigator will earn six (6) hours of continuing education.

Course Completion

All courses include an end of course examination. Students must pass the exam to receive credit for the training. Certificates will be available online immediately for all students.

Education Assistance

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