FBI Laboratory Specialized Training
Quality Assurance and Training Unit
The FBI Laboratory provides forensic science courses through the
Specialized Training Program. Courses are open to U.S. law enforcement
agencies, government crime laboratories, other federal agencies,
and military personnel. International students must be employed
by similar government agencies to be eligible for course participation.
During fiscal year 2009 (October 1, 2008–September 30, 2009),
Laboratory instructors will provide expert instruction on such subjects
as fingerprint photography, DNA, facial imaging, paint analysis,
and examination of impression evidence, to name a few. The courses
vary from year to year based on instructor, funding, and facility
There is no charge for FBI Laboratory training. The FBI pays for
travel expenses (lodging, meals, and transportation to and from
the training location) for domestic students and lodging and meals
(airfare not included) for international students. All expenses
are subject to government regulations and program guidelines.
At this time, course dates and locations remain pending
and are subject to change and/or cancellation. Therefore,
interested applicants are encouraged to monitor the FBI Laboratory
Training Web site at http://www.fbi.gov/hq/lab/html/train1.htm
for courses, schedules, and registration information.
For questions or information not accessible on the FBI Laboratory
Training Web site, please contact Sue Myers or Markeisha Wickes