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Career Area: Law, Public Safety and Security
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-504-4
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Forensic Science Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Forensic Technician
Police Officer
State Trooper

Average Median Wage


Forensic Science Programs

The Forensic Science Associate Degree program is designed to prepare you for entry-level forensic science jobs in the public and private sector. Examples include crime scene technician, crime scene specialist, identification lab technician, evidence custodian, evidence and property specialist, and forensic technicians. Jobs are found in police departments and other government agencies, private investigation firms, private forensic laboratories, and investigation divisions of insurance companies and law firms. Students will learn to identify, document, collect, preserve and analyze physical evidence, including biological evidence such as DNA, as well as fingerprints and footwear impressions, trace evidence, tool marks, and much more. This program is designed to enable graduates to continue their education at an accredited four-year institution for professional and career growth.

Forensic Science Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Fox Valley Forensic Science at Fox Valley