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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Criminal Justice


The School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Emergency Management, in conjunction with the Center for Criminal Justice Research and Training, offers the following certificate:

  • Crime Scene Investigations (CSI): The CSI Certificate Program is a hands-on course taught by professionals currently working in the field and modeled after the Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Field Evidence Technician Course (FET). This course is designed to prepare the student for a career as a Crime Scene Investigator and qualified students will be eligible for internship opportunities with local agencies. It is endorsed by the Los Angeles County Forensic Supervisors Group.

For more information about this certificate program, e-mail the Center at