The Forensic Investigator II Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within their respective field. After completing the four required courses and one elective course offered through the Texas Forensic Science Academy graduates will have an understanding of the investigator’s role throughout the investigative process, procedures for conducting investigations of various types of human death, and the skills for scientific interpretation of bloodstain evidence at crime scenes.
- Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
- Forensic Photography II
- Processing Evidence of Violent Crimes
- Death Investigation (Classroom or Online)
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Once all 5 courses have been completed, applicants should confirm they meet all certificate requirements using the Forensic Investigator II 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|
|FSA102||Forensic Entomology||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA103||Bloodstain Pattern Analysis||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA108||Processing Evidence of Violent Crimes||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA109||Skeletal Death Investigation||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA110||Death Investigation||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA112||Forensic Photography II||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA114||Death Investigation (Online)||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|
|FSA117||Forensic Fire Fatality Investigation||Quick View Course Description||ILEPSE|