The Forensic Investigator I Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within their respective field. After completing the five required courses offered through the Texas Forensic Science Academy graduates will have a basic understanding of criminal investigation from capturing evidence and properly documenting a crime scene to understanding the basic factors that create an effective courtroom testimony.
- Basic Criminal Investigation (Classroom or Online)
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Forensic Photography I
- Latent Print Processing
- Courtroom Testimony
Once all 5 courses have been completed, applicants should confirm they meet all certificate requirements using the Forensic Investigator 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: All courses must be taken within seven (7) years of the date of the application. Only one course from another provider will be accepted if the curriculum and hours match TEEX curriculum.
|Course Number||Title||Description||Funding Option||Delivery Type||Division|
|FSA101||Forensic Photography I||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA104||Latent Print Processing||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA105||Basic Criminal Investigation||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA106||Crime Scene Investigation||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA113||Basic Criminal Investigation (Online)||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|
|FSA119||Courtroom Testimony Practical Applications||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|