News Related to: FEPAC


FEPAC Call for Comment on Proposed Standards Updates – Digital Evidence 2015

Pursuant to the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) Policies & Procedures, Policy 4.10 Review of Standards, FEPAC is tasked with conducting ongoing and comprehensive reviews of its accreditation standards to verify they adequately evaluate educational quality and are relevant to the education needs of students seeking a career in forensic science. During a […]


FEPAC Will Expand the Scope of Its Accreditation Activities

The Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC ) came into being as a forensic science program accrediting body as the result of a National Institute of Justice (NIJ) -sponsored Technical Working Group on Education (TWGED). The focus was on criminalistics programs, those concerned primarily with training laboratory scientists in biology, chemistry, and trace- and […]


Planning & Development

Source: Nancy Jackson, Director of Development and Accreditation At the February 2015 FEPAC meeting, the Commission reviewed documents relating to institutions with pending awards of accreditation.  The Commission voted to award Full Accreditation (five-year term) to the following programs:  Boston University School of Medicine for the Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Forensic Science, Florida International […]


Financial Liaison November 2014 News Update

With the AAFS Annual Meeting fast approaching, the YFSF financial liaisons would like to thank those FEPAC-accredited universities who responded to our letters and have contributed to the 2015 YFSF Special Session! Your support is what makes the YFSF program possible year after year and enables us to help students and young forensic professionals interact […]