The Forensic Technician Certificate is designed to give graduates a  recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within their respective field. After completing the 80 hour course offered through the Texas Forensic Science Academy, participants are able to demonstrate their understanding of conducting investigations ranging from general crime scene investigations to death investigations, documenting scenes and evidence properly collecting and preserving evidence, properly collecting and preserving evidence, as well as developing and enhancing latent and patent fingerprints.  The Forensic Technician certificate reflects the graduate’s holistic investigative capabilities.

To receive the Forensic Technician large professional certificate (10″ X 13″) applicants should submit the Forensic Technician Application and return to the TEEX Law Enforcement & Security Training division. Eligibility of each candidate will be reviewed and email notification of decision will be sent.

Certificate Forensic Technician


Funding Options DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types Online Face-to-Face Blended

I think that regardless of one’s training, this course can benefit any death investigator. Very applicable to our job as detectives.

— Death Investigation
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