Search SEARCH

Getting a Criminal Justice Technology degree...can I collect evidence at crime scenes with this degree?

I am going to be getting a degree in Criminal Justice Technology from ECPI online. I want to be able to get a job working at crime scenes, collecting evidence, etc. Or I would like to work with forensics or basically evidence in any sort of way. Will I be able to do these things with this degree, or will I need to take additional classes along with these ones? I heard I may have to become a patrol officer before I can be a CSI (I live in South Carolina), does anyone know how this works? I appreciate any help!

Asked By: belya2085 - 7/31/2006
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
You MIGHT be able to get a job COLLECTING evidence -- maybe, if you're lucky. But you will not be allowed to PROCESS evidence at all. If you are interested in actually working with the evidence, not just picking it up and putting it in bags. If you are ionterested in Forensics -- Your best bet is to get an... More
Answered By: me - 7/31/2006
Additional Answers (3)
might
Answered By: Harold T - 7/31/2006
 
NO no no... More
Answered By: YDoncha_Blowme - 7/31/2006
 
You will need a degree in Forensic Science with "hands on" experience to collect evidence. That on-line degree, while useable, is going to leave you far short of your goal. My girl is in law enforcement and is now taking a coarse for just that. She wants to be a CSI.
Answered By: en5o8ch - 7/31/2006
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.
JobsToLatinos.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-219
eTrustLogo