The Forensic and Investigative Sciences Level I Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition in a future career in forensics. After completing the required courses offered through the Texas Forensic Science Academy graduates will have a foundational understanding of forensics topics. All courses are available online making this a unique certificate!

Required Courses

Once all courses have been completed, applicants should confirm they meet all certificate requirements using the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Level I Application (forthcoming) and return it 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: All courses must be taken within seven (7) years of the date of application. Only one course from another provider will be accepted if the curriculum and hours match TEEX curriculum.

Upon successful completion of the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Level I Certificate, continue your education with the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Level II Certificate.

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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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