Become a CSI Agent

If you want to become a CSI agent, you should be aware of the requirements so that you can determine if you qualify as an applicant. This is a tough job and can be very dangerous.

Still, you can earn huge money as long as you’re skilled enough to perform your duties. Enroll now and take up the right course or degree.

Requirements for Becoming a CSI Agent

CSI is short for crime scene investigator. As a CSI agent, you will be responsible for the collection and analysis of evidence obtained from various crime scenes. Such pieces of evidence can be used during criminal convections. If you want to become a CSI agent, you need to have a background in private investigation and as a police officer. If you are planning to become a CSI agent, this is your chance. Before you even consider in becoming a CSI agent, you have to know the duties and responsibilities it involves. Determine the required skills, training, and education. You can use the internet to gather related information. The duties and job requirements vary and it is usually influenced by the geographic location and agency. After gathering all these pieces of information, you can now decide if you will pursue such career or not.

For college, you will need to enroll at a respected university and take up a related program or course like criminal justice. There are times when a GED or high school diploma can get you hired in a criminal justice job but if you want to be among the best candidates, you will need to finish your bachelor’s degree. Among the courses that you can focus on are law enforcement, science and psychology, private security, crime analysis, fraud investigation, and CSI. For those who prefer working in crime laboratories, you can take up chemistry or biology courses.


You might want to consider internship with the local police. Hands on experience can put you at an advantage. You will also become more familiar with crime scenes, in collecting pieces of evidence, and other related tasks. Working with superior officers is a great way to enhance your knowledge in crime scene investigation. Prepare your resume and submit it at the appropriate agency. You can also request for an interview once you’re already equipped with the needed knowledge, techniques, and basics.

When applying to become a CSI, you have to show your superior that you can become an asset of the agency. Find working opportunities locally or you can also try searching for jobs in other states or countries. You can try looking for jobs at FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, and other agencies. You have to ensure that you possess mental and physical strength and you should be self motivated. You should have knowledge in using cameras, fingerprint technology, and other special gadgets. Get hired now and experience the world of CSI.


  • tyra said on April 28, 2010
    St.louis, MO. i love watching csi and law and order. I watch it every day and i have decided that when i grow up i would love to be a csi agent but the only problem is that i absolutely hate science. can i still be a csi agent? is there another field i could work in?
  • blerta said on May 13, 2010
    I am the same way i LOVE csi but i hate science class; i want to be a csi agent (: so i'm going to study hard to get it(:
  • bob said on May 27, 2010
    hi my name is bob and i would like to become a undercover CSI agent but shhhhhh dont tell anyone its undercover :)
  • summer said on June 7, 2010
    i would love to become a csi to, i've already decided what fields i'm thinking of doing: field identification specialist, forensic photographer, firearms examiner, or latent print examiner. I've also already researched a ton of stuff about this topic and I find all of it VERY interesting! wish me luck on my future career!!:)
  • shunbreckia matihs said on August 26, 2010
    how do i become a CSI agent, i live in dallas, texas, dallas
  • shhhhhh said on September 20, 2010
    I'd love to become a csi agent just like on tv
  • skye said on September 23, 2010
    i am from Delhi ON and i would love to become a csi agent because i am very interesting in it, especially of how they find all the evidence with all these different tools...and i especially love anything to do with wish me luck on my future job...thats bring guys and girls to justice :)
  • Chelsea Bankston said on December 8, 2010
  • Sonia Cortez said on January 14, 2011
    Stockton,California. I'm really interested in becoming a csi,and I need information on how.
  • Misty K said on January 16, 2011
    You have to work hard in school to become a CSI. It is NOT like it is on television. I would suggest that you read everything you can on what area(s) interest you. To Chelsea, a private investigator is more of what you want. Try looking up the Locator.
  • danielle mella said on January 17, 2011
    when i am older the only job i whant is to be a C.S.I agent and i am not the best at science scotland
  • Tijana said on November 9, 2011
    Hi. I'm from Europe and I wanna know can I be csi agent after criminology collage? Chemie and biology isn't my strong side, so I'll would be agent, but need know did complicated come from Europe and work in USA. I think, I wish come in USA and work like agent in csi. Have I any chance?
  • deonte nolen said on December 12, 2011
    hello my name is d and i wanted to know if i would be able to get a job here because this is my passion and i want to be someone that makes a difference life. i want to help out people in my community.
  • bethwel said on October 16, 2012
    i would like to be a csi since i like to discover things live in Africa Kenya Ongata Ronkai
  • RyKese Johnson said on January 11, 2013
    I Love CSI And I Want To Become A Agent , I Hate Science But I Guess I Will Have To Improve . I Am NOT Changing My Career Just Because I Hate A Particular Subject. I Really Dont Want To Starr Off As A Police Officer. I Will Have A Degree In Forensic Science & Criminal Justice As Required To Become A CSI Agent. It Is My Only Occupation That I Want To Be No One Can Change This Decision.
  • ARUNRAJ.DS said on January 16, 2013
    kollam, kerala, india. as ur wish. i can do anything for my country...
  • Wonder said on September 21, 2013
    I will like to became a spy am from southafrica help me
  • Graysha pauldah said on November 17, 2013
    I want to be a secret agent but i'm from Tanzania in Africa. please help me
  • akash shetty said on August 28, 2014
    i am 12 yrs boy who want to become spy or csi or gov jobs i have lot of brain about catching murderers i love to solve mysterious cases please give me a job i swear that i will not give any secret information to my enemies and i need gun keeping license and identity card
  • ikechukwu okpala said on July 8, 2015
    I have being build up my self in order to be a a Nigerian


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