An Education Leader

St. Petersburg College was one of the first regionally accredited colleges in the U.S. to offer an associate in science degree and professional certificate program in Crime Scene Technology.

A well-rounded education

Our Associate in Science degree prepares you to work in crime scene investigations and to earn your bachelor's degree in Public Safety Administration at SPC. The A.S. degree gives you a working knowledge of crime scene technology and a chance to participate in lab and field experiences, mock crime scene exercises and moot court hearings.

Foundation for our bachelor's degree

Our Crime Scene Technology Certificate is part of our A.S. Degree in Crime Scene Technology, which transfers to our bachelor's degree in Public Safety Administration.

Careers in crime scene technology

Our program prepares you to work as a:


With our certificate and A.S. degree in Crime Scene Technology, you learn to:

  • Search a crime scene and gather data
  • Record a crime scene and related evidence
  • Collect and develop evidence
  • Preserve and develop fingerprints
  • Map, measure and log the crime scene
  • Secure a crime scene
  • Present courtroom testimony

Crime Scene Technology A.S. Degree Curriculum

View Crime Scene Technology A.S. Degree curriculum