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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.  Students may also choose to continue their education at the College and receive a BAS in Public Safety Management.

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Program Details

The Associate in Science - Forensic Science will prepare students for employment as a forensic identification specialist. This program equips graduates with the skills to be a key part of the criminal justice system, using scientific methods to interpret and analyze evidence. Study topics include:

  • Biotechnology
  • General Chemistry
  • Human Behavior and Criminal Justice
  • Fingerprinting
  • Forensic Science

Career Prospects

The Associate in Science degree in Crime Scene Technology prepares graduates for entry-level positions in local, state, and federal agencies, working in a number of roles and areas, such as: 

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

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