FEPAC 2015 Accreditation Decisions

At its Annual Meeting, February 14-15, 2015, the Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) concluded its review of programs seeking FEPAC accreditation. The accreditation decisions are:
 
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

MS in Biomedical Forensic Sciences
Full Accreditation 5 Years
 

Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC

BS in Forensic Science

Accreditation Denied
 

Florida International University, Miami, FL

BS in Chemistry, Certificate in Forensic Science
MS in Forensic Science
Full Accreditation 5 Years

 

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, IN

BS in Forensic and Investigative Sciences
Full Accreditation 5 Years

 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY

MS in Forensic Science
Full Accreditation 5 Years

 

Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Honors BSc in Forensic Science (Single Specialization)
Honors B.Sc. in Forensic Science and Chemistry (Combined Specialization)
Full Accreditation 5 Years

 

Marshall University, Huntington, WV

MS in Forensic Science
Full Accreditation 5 Years

 

University of Tampa, Tampa, FL

BS in Forensic Science
Full Accreditation 5 Years

 

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Bachelor of Science in Forensic and Investigative Sciences

Full Accreditation 5 Years

 

University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

Master of Science in Forensic Sciece

Accreditation Denied
     Standard 3.2 Planning and Evaluation
     Standard 3.6 Recruiting and Admissions Practices...
     Standard 3.9 Success with Respect to Student Achievement
     Standard 5.3.1 General Curricular Requirements
     No response from program.

 

Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA

Bachelor of Science in Foresic Sciece
Accreditation Denied
     Standard 3.1 Eligibility
     Standard 3.2 Planning and Evaluation
     Standard 3.4 Faculty
     Standard 4.3.1b Specialized Science Courses
     Standard 4.2.1c Forensic Science Courses
     Standard 4.2.1d Additional Courses
     No response from program. 

 

California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Master of Science in Criminalistics

Accreditation Revoked
     Standard 5.3 Program Director
     Program appeal 03/12/2015
     Appeal review and recommendation 04/26/2015
     Revocation recinded / program returned to
     Full accreditation 05/18/2015

 

Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE

Master of Forensic Science

Accreditation Revoked
     Standard 5.3 Program Director
     No response from program.

 

Arcadia University, Glenside, PA

Master of Science in Forensic Sciece

Conditional Status not to exceed February 14, 2016
     Standard 3.5 Faculty
     No response from program.

 

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Master of Science, Forensic Biology and Forensic Chemistry

Coditional Status not to exceed July 15, 2015
     Standard 4.2.1c Forensic Science Courses
     Documentation received and currently under review.

 

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Bachelor of Sciece in Forensic Science

Master of Science in Professional Studies in Forensic Science

Conditional Status not to exceed July 15, 2015
     Standard 5.3 Program Director

 

 

For all accreditation decisions, FEPAC provides written notice to the appropriate accrediting agencies at the same time it notifies the program.  Additionally, FEPAC makes the information available to the public on its web site within 16 days after its notice to the program. Accreditation decisions will be available on the FEPAC website for a minimum of 30 days.

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