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Crime Scene Management


Learn how to handle a crime scene with courses in forensics; identification, documentation, and processing of evidence; justice administration and more. Courses meet certification requirements of the International Association for Identification as a Crime Scene Technician/Analyst, Levels I-III. 

Program/Major Codes: CRTFORENSICS/CSM 

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Become a crime scene technician/analyst.

Academic options:  Apply your AJS courses toward an associate degree in Administration of Justice.

More Information:  Review program costs, student debt, on-time graduation and more [view PDF]

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
CSM 100 Introduction to Photographic Equipment and Procedures for Crime Scene Investigation
CSM 101 Criminalistics 2
CSM 102 Crime Scene Photography 1
CSM 103 Latent Processing 1
CSM 104 Fingerprint Identification 3
CSM 105 Blood Pattern Documentation 0.5
CSM 106 Ballistics 0.5
CSM 107 Courtroom Testimony and Report Writing 0.5
Subtotal 9.5

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
AJS 101 Introduction to Administration of Justice Systems 3
AJS 124 Ethics and the Administration of Justice
AJS 201 Rules of Evidence 3
CHM or BIO Any Chemistry or Biology Course w/ lab 4
Subtotal 13
Total 22.5