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.

Required Courses

Elective Courses

Choose one of the following

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 & Security Training division. Eligibility of each candidate will be reviewed and email notification of decision will be sent.

Certificate Forensic Investigator 2


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

…an outstanding training experience. The instructors were great and the facility is world-class…These exercises provided a sense of realism and intensity as if they were unfolding right on the streets before us.

— Capt. Joseph Czentnar, Client, Wallingford (CT) Fire Department
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