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Program Overview

The Associate in Science Degree in Crime Scene Technology prepares students for employment in the field of criminalistics with a specialty in Crime Scene Investigation or Forensic Science.

Graduates of this program may find employment as a Forensic Science Technician, Crime Scene Technician, Medical Examiner Investigator, Medical Investigator, Insurance Investigator, Legal Investigator, Forensic Paralegal, Crime Scene Investigator, and Laboratory Technician, among others. Students may also continue their formal education with the College and receive a Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Safety Management.

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Program Details

Areas of study include:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Crime Scene Technology
  • Fingerprinting
  • Criminal Justice Reporting
  • Courtroom Presentation

Career Prospects

The Associate in Science degree in Crime Scene Technology opens up entry-level positions at local, state, and federal agencies, in areas such as:

  • Forensic Sciences
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Medical Investigation
  • Insurance Investigation
  • Laboratory Technologies

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