course PS – Crime Scene Technician

Crime Scene Technician
Career Diploma

The objective of this course is to prepare you for one of the fastest growing positions in the law enforcement profession.
Your passion for helping to solve crimes will be fast paced  and rewarding. Learn how to collect, secure and analyze evidence as part of a homicide or crime scene unit in a police or private agency.
Our course was developed by experienced law enforcement and crime scene investigators.

This crime scene technician program primarily covers the practical techniques for locating identifying and collecting evidence related to criminal investigations and cases.
Students are instructed in common procedures, such as fingerprinting, latent print development, crime  scene photography, sketching, note taking and report writing.
This program will also give students theoretical  instruction in general crime scene safety and how to analyze biological evidence.
In addition, the course will cover topics in the courtroom presentation of scientific evidence and also integrate  interdisciplinary studies in criminal law and the natural sciences.

Prerequisite: High School Diploma
Study Method: On-line and campus study
Program Length: As few as 6 Months

$ 695
Payment Options Are Available

Typical Tasks
Crime scene investigation, collection of physical, DNA and bio evidence, photographing evidence and processing for latent prints or forensic clues.

Potential Positions
Crime scene technicians work within local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies as well as  with private investigators and law firms.

Employment Outlook
The crime scene technician profession continues to grow and become diversified in areas of  scene processing and evidence collection as well as numerous areas of forensics. Within one year after graduation, the estimated employment rate for this program is 88%. The typical graduate starting wage is $28,000 with a wage potential of $60,000.