The Forensic and Investigative Sciences Level I is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition in a future career in forensics. After completing the seven required courses offered through the Texas Forensic Science Academy graduates will have a foundational understanding of forensics topics.

Required Courses

Once all 7 courses have been completed, applicants should confirm they meet all certificate requirements using the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Level I Application and return to the TEEX Law Enforcement & Protective Services Excellence division. Eligibility of each candidate will be reviewed and email notification of decision will be sent. Note: Only one course from another provider will be accepted if the curriculum and hours match TEEX curriculum.

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Funding Options DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types Online Face-to-Face Blended
Course Number Title Description Funding Option Delivery Type Division
FSA115 Foundations of Fingerprint Comparison Quick View Course Description

ILEPSE
FSA116 Foundations of Forensic Photography Quick View Course Description

ILEPSE
FSA118 Foundations of Courtroom Testimony Quick View Course Description

ILEPSE
FSA300 Investigative Tools and Equipment Quick View Course Description

ILEPSE
FSA301 Scene Basics: Security, Searches, and Documentation Quick View Course Description

ILEPSE
FSA303 Basic Fingerprint Processing Quick View Course Description

ILEPSE
FSA304 Fingerprint Processing on Difficult Surfaces Quick View Course Description

ILEPSE

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