Students enrolled in this program of study would obtain up to fifteen (15) degree hours by completing basic law enforcement training at an ACLEST accredited academy and attending advanced courses presented by the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas.

Certificate of Proficiency in Crime Scene Investigation Degree Checklist


Course Requirements     ACTS Index Number* Credit Hours 
Criminal Justice Institute 15 
Crime Scene Technician Certificate Program (126 contact hours)
Law Enforcement Electives (Training Academy – 320 contact hours)
General Education Courses    3 
ENGL  1013  Composition I  ENGL 1013  
Total   18 



The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as “No Comparable Course.”  Additionally, courses with a “D” frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer ( Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.