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Crime Scene Technician Certificate

Kaplan University

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Description

Kaplan University's online Crime Scene Technician Certificate program was designed to offer its students an online option for participating in the specialized training that is required for beginning or advancing their career in criminal investigations.

During the course of this online crime scene certification, students will learn to locate, collect, and analyze evidence to be used in court, as well as work to learn how to identify the boundaries of a crime scene and search for forensic evidence.

This online crime scene technician certification program will provide students with the unique opportunity to get a hands-on experience as an intern at a top crime lab.

As a student in this online crime scene certification, individuals will work to develop the practical skills that are needed for:

  • Applying ethical investigative methods used in forensic science
  • Observing minute details at the scene and relating them to the crime; visually identifying and describing persons, vehicles, and locations; and giving expert testimony about evidence in criminal court cases
  • Overseeing investigations of homicides, sexual assaults, robberies, home invasions, and burglaries
  • Securing crime scenes; gathering, processing, photographing, and preserving evidence in support of law enforcement; and preparing written reports detailing the crime scene

This is an excellent online crime scene certification program for any individual who are just starting out or who are looking for a career-change.

Once completed, individuals with this certification in crime scene investigation will have the knowledge that is needed for working with insurance companies, law enforcement agencies, laboratories, large law firms, and medical examiners' offices.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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