Certificate in Crime Scene Technician
Purdue University Global

Program Details

Law enforcement personnel and anyone working in forensic science may be interested in the online Crime Scene Technician certificate at Purdue Global. This program is intended to provide methods in investigations and management. Learn to:

  • Apply ethical investigative methods
  • Give expert testimony about details of crime scenes
  • Oversee ongoing investigations
  • Secure crime scenes
  • Prepare reports

Credits may also be applied to an associate’s or bachelor’s program.


  • Evidence of high school graduation or equivalent
  • Students enrolled in a criminal justice or fire science program are required to submit a criminal background check to the Purdue Global approved vendor

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission