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Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Awardee County
El Paso
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $99,464)

The mission of the FEPAC is to maintain and enhance the quality of forensic science education through a formal evaluation and recognition of college-level academic programs. The primary function of the Commission is to adopt standards, policies and procedures for the accreditation process, conduct accreditation workshops, and conduct a total of 32 pilot programs of accreditation during the grant cycle.

Funding is requested over the next two years for the FEPAC, an ad hoc committee of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, to establish this accreditation program and to accredit the first 32 academic programs.

Date Created: September 29, 2003