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Point of origin for blood spatter Crime Scene Cottages Preparing a slide Use of the trajectory laser in the Cottage Adding vials to equipment Forensics students arrive at crime scene A student working with a fingerprint Analyzing evidence
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Our degree programs in Forensic Science are accredited by the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC). FEPAC promotes academic quality through formal accreditation of forensic science programs. Meeting FEPAC guidelines assures the public that our programs are of the highest quality. Click here to learn more.

About the Program

about the program

Overarching Goals:

    • Be an international leader in forensic science education
    • Produce graduates that become future leaders in forensic science
    • Enhance academic excellence through a balanced emphasis on teaching, research, and service
    • Enhance the public's awareness of science through forensic science education


Forensic Science Program Values:

Rigor, Dedication, Commitment,
Respect, Ethics and Accessibility

Code of Mutual Respect and Cooperation