Crime Scene Technology (6436)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
This college credit certificate program will prepare the student to operate behind the yellow crime scene tape. Crime scene technologists locate, collect, and identify physical evidence used to solve crimes. The student will learn how to properly collect and preserve physical evidence, how to photograph crime scenes and how to reconstruct crime scenes and vehicle accidents.
Course content includes crime scene photography, fingerprint classification, crime scene safety and biological evidence.
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
Total program credits: 28.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Ed Richard, richarde@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3773
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|Required Courses||Credits: 28|
|CJB1711||Introduction to Crime Scene Technology||3|
|CJB1712||Crime Scene Photography 1||3|
|CJB1722||Crime Scene Photography 2||3|
|CJB1721||Advanced Crime Scene Technology||3|
|CJB1465||Injury and Death Investigation||3|
|CJB2703||Crime Scene Safety||2|
|CJB2704||Courtroom Presentation of Scientific Evidence||3|
|CJB2736||Latent Fingerprint Development||3|
|Total Program Credits: 28|
The student who completes the program may find employment as a crime scene technologist, evidence technician, medical examiner investigator, medical investigator, insurance investigator or forensic paralegal.
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information,
Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer directly into the associate in science (A.S.) degree in Crime Scene Technology.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/