The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law

Cyril H. WechtEstablished in the fall of 2000, the Wecht Institute offers graduate degree and professional certificate programs in forensic science to a diverse group of students spanning the disciplines of law, nursing, law enforcement, pharmacy, the health sciences, business, the environmental sciences and psychology.

The Wecht Institute also hosts an annual conference that convenes local and national experts from a wide variety of disciplines in an effort to shed greater light upon a particular set of issues. As the first and only set of forensic science programs housed at a law school, the Wecht Institute is nationally unique.

Learn more about the Institute on the Duquesne University School of Law website.



A Note to Funeral Home Directors

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