Forensics Certificate

Want to know more about veterinary forensics, but not quite ready to sign up? Sit back, relax, and watch this recent interview with Melinda Merck, DVM. Dr. Merck is not only the Program Chair of NAVC’s Veterinary Forensic Science track, but also the developer of the first veterinary forensics course for the University of Florida veterinary school and one of the many expert instructors in VetFolio’s certificate courses!

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VetFolio introduces a comprehensive, six-course, online self-directed series on veterinary forensic science & medicine (VFSM) and animal crime scene investigation (CSI).

The improvement of laws and the increase in animal-related investigations has created a greater demand for veterinary expertise. This in-depth course series provides a complete education in veterinary forensics, taught by some of the most respected leaders in the field. Upon successful completion of each course, you’ll be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of forensic science and medicine, which will allow you to assist with legal cases with a higher level of expertise and better qualifications. 

This course is open to the entire veterinary team, including veterinarians, veterinary technicians, practice staff, animal welfare workers, and students from all disciplines who’d like to enter the field of veterinary forensics and/or serve as an expert witness in legal matters. It is also applicable and open to members of the legal community, including investigators and attorneys. You do not have to be a VetFolio paid subscriber to sign up and take this course series. 

Each course session is $375 per person. If you have taken two or more of the first three sessions, you may be entitled to a discount on courses 4 and 5. We also offer group discounts. Contact VetFolio Support for more information. 

(You do NOT need to be a VetFolio subscriber to take part in this course series.)

VFSM Course Instructors

Study with leaders in the field of veterinary forensics

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Course Curriculum

This 6-course series includes more than 50 CE credit hours

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