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The Department of Forensic and Investigative Science at West Virginia University is recognized as a top program nationally for the high-quality education it delivers to students, preparing them to be forensic professionals. With research-active faculty, a student-centric philosophy, a contemporary curriculum, world-class equipment, and superior facilities, students in Forensic and Investigative Science receive a unique scientific and hands-on learning experience.

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