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Explore a field of study where scientific knowledge and the search for justice meet. The Forensic and Investigative Science majors develop skills in chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, and more in order to make sure no piece of evidence goes unused. 

Forensic scientists might uncover evidence at the scene of a crime or apply their scientific knowledge to the analysis of evidence in the lab. Students leave our program with the skills needed to testify and present proper interpretation of evidence in a court of law. The Forensic and Investigative Science majors at WVU stand above all universities nationally with the largest forensic science and crime scene training complex in the country. Our faculty, with over 150 years of combined forensic crime laboratory experience, is dedicated to training the next generation of forensic leaders.