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Associate in Science - Forensic Science

The Associate in Science - Forensic Science will prepare you for employment as a forensic identification specialist. This program will equip you with the skills to be a key part of our criminal justice system, using scientific methods to interpret and analyze evidence.

Career Fields

  • Forensic sciences
  • Crime scene investigations
  • Medical investigations
  • Insurance investigations
  • Laboratory technologies

About the Major

The Associate in Science degree in Crime Scene Technology opens up entry-level positions in local, state, and federal agencies.

Admission Requirements

  • Prospective students must have a high school diploma or GED.

  • Prospective students must fill out an MDC admissions application.

  • Prospective students must take the placement test.

  • Prospective students end with a visit to the new student center for orientation and advisement.


Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577.