Program of Study

Course work involves fingerprint classification and comparison, chemical development of latent prints, photography, trace evidence collection, report writing, courtroom testimony, CAD programs and crime scene processing. This program has a strong emphasis in practical lab work and requires a 16-week spring internship with a local criminal justice agency.


Careers Available

Evidence Technicians, Crime Scene Investigators at the local, state and federal levels with further education.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Strong organizational skills, good analytical and critical thinking skills, ability to work both individually and as a team, detail oriented, ability to acquire new skills quickly, methodical,
flexibility, adaptability to various work environments, excellent verbal and written skills.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Criminal Justice Technology/Forensic Science Associate in Applied Science NEW Day and Evening A5518C
Criminal Justice Technology/Forensic Science Certificate NEW Day and Evening C5518C

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Criminal Justice Technology – Latent Evidence Program, contact Jennifer Bryant, Criminal Justice Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7060 or jbryant@forsythtech.edu.