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First and foremost, MUFSC is affiliated with Marshall University and the Marshall University Research Corporation. MUFSC's Forensic Science Master's Program is coordinated through the Marshall University College of Science and the Marshall University Graduate College.

Marshall University

Marshall University is a multi-campus public university providing innovative undergraduate and graduate education that contributes to the development of society and the individual. Marshall University actively facilitates learning through the preservation, discovery, synthesis, and dissemination of knowledge.

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Marshall University Research Corporation

A not-for-profit corporation chartered under the laws of the State of West Virginia, the Marshall University Research Corporation (MURC) delivers professional services to members of the university community. MURC is committed to an active, growing and successful research enterprise that will help address today’s challenges, improve the quality of life in the community and provide an engine for economic development.

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Marshall University Graduate College

The mission of Graduate College is to provide quality educational opportunities at times and places convenient to students. The institution promotes excellence in instruction, research and public service in the interest of enhancing the intellectual, professional, and personal growth of students, faculty, and staff. Throughout the state Marshall University offers master's degrees, post-master's programs, doctoral degrees and professional development.

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Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence

The Marshall University Forensic Science Center is one of many sponsors of AIDE. The Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the professionals and students of the legal, technical and business communities that work with digital evidence. The Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence exists to help both professionals and students not only survive but thrive in this ever changing landscape where technology and the law meet.

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West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services

The West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services (WV FRIS) is West Virginia's state sexual assault coalition. Established in 1982 and comprised of the state's nine rape crisis centers, FRIS works with all allied professionals to strengthen services and develop intervention and prevention programs to address sexual violence, stalking, and dating violence.

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National Institute of Justice

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ) and is dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. The NIJ provides objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State and local levels.

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Forensic Resource Network

MUFSC is one of four members of the Forensic Resource Network (FRN). The FRN was created by the NIJ as a mechanism to increase the capabilities and capacities of local and state forensic laboratories. Members of the FRN are able to meet the technology and training needs of the forensic science community and create model programs that can be directly transferred to state and local crime laboratories.

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