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Forensic Anthropology Microcredential

The Forensic Anthropology microcredential provides knowledge needed in the area of locating, excavating, collecting, and analyzing human remains. This microcredential is great for students enrolled in 4-year programs at SUNY Canton and/or individuals employed by military police and sworn law enforcement. The credential can be earned by completing the 3 required courses for a total of nine credit hours.


  • Current students
  • Outside professionals (sworn law enforcement, military police)

Time to Complete

  • Months
  • 9 credit hours


  • Biological profile
  • Clandestine grave analysis
  • Evidence preservation
  • Grave excavation and recovery
  • Human osteology
  • Postmortem interval
  • Taphonomic processes

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