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Online Courses Offered

The Forensic Science Academy for Professionals offers online courses in six-week blocks. Registration for each block will be open a month in advance and will continue through the first week of the course. Students will then have six weeks to successfully complete all requirements in order to receive a proof of completion from West Virginia University Academic Innovation. Please refer to the dates and course list below for opportunities through 2017.

For more information, please click on the dates above each block of courses. This link will take you to a separate site where you can read detailed course descriptions and register. Click here for all course descriptions.

If your agency requires any of our courses for employee training and development, please notify us at FSAP@mail.wvu.edu so the course can be offered on a more frequent basis.

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March 6 – April 17, 2017

Registration available February 1 – March 10, 2017

Certified Crime Scene Investigator Test Prep
Ethics in Forensic Science 
Introduction to Forensic Drug Chemistry 
Hair Evaluation for DNA Analysis 
Bloodborne Pathogen Training 
Crime Scene Investigation
Evidence Analysis: Beyond the Crime Scene 
Principles of Death Investigation
Forensic Mass Spectrometry
Forensic Photography

May 1 – June 12, 2017

Registration available April 1 – May 5, 2017

Certified Crime Scene Investigator Test Prep
Ethics in Forensic Science 
Introduction to Forensic Drug Chemistry 
Hair Evaluation for DNA Analysis 
Bloodborne Pathogen Training 
Perspectives in Expert Testimony
Introduction to Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 
Fundamentals of Latent Print Examination
Shooting Reconstruction

July 3 – August 14, 2017

Registration available June 1 – July 7, 2017

Certified Crime Scene Investigator Test Prep
Ethics in Forensic Science 
Introduction to Forensic Drug Chemistry 
Hair Evaluation for DNA Analysis 
Bloodborne Pathogen Training 
Forensic Science 101
Roles in Forensic Science: The Sociological Perspective
Principles of Death Investigation
Firearms and Toolmarks
Forensic Photography

September 4 – October 16, 2017

Registration available August 1 – September 8, 2017

Certified Crime Scene Investigator Test Prep
Ethics in Forensic Science 
Introduction to Forensic Drug Chemistry 
Hair Evaluation for DNA Analysis 
Bloodborne Pathogen Training 
Crime Scene Investigation
Evidence Analysis: Beyond the Crime Scene 
Introduction to Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Science of Fingerprints
Fundamentals of Forensic Toxicology

November 6 – December 18, 2017

Registration available October 1 – November 10, 2017

Certified Crime Scene Investigator Test Prep
Ethics in Forensic Science 
Introduction to Forensic Drug Chemistry 
Hair Evaluation for DNA Analysis 
Bloodborne Pathogen Training 
Perspectives in Expert Testimony
Principles of Death Investigation
Forensic Mass Spectrometry
Fundamentals of Latent Print Examination
Shooting Reconstruction

December 1, 2017: Registration opens for 2018 calendar of courses.