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The American Board of Forensic Anthropology

Forensic Anthropology

Forensic anthropology is the application of the science of physical or biological anthropology to the legal process. Physical or biological anthropologists who specialize in forensics primarily focus their studies on the human skeleton.

The ABFA

The American Board of Forensic Anthropology was incorporated in 1977 as a non-profit organization to provide, in the public interest and the advancement of science, a program of certification in forensic anthropology.

ABFA Diplomates

ABFA board certification denotes the highest recognized level of professional qualification in the field of forensic anthropology. Diplomate certification is based upon a personal and professional record of education and training, experience, and achievement.

The American Board of Forensic Anthropology is accredited by The Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board
Resources

ABFA Applicants

The steps to becoming a certified ABFA diplomate

Why use an ABFA Certified Forensic Anthropologist

Board Certified Forensic Anthropologists have gone through rigorous testing and training.

FAQ

The most commonly asked questions about forensic anthropology, hiring an ABFA diplomate, and how to become a forensic anthropologist.

ABFA Map

Locate a board certified forensic anthropologist in your area.

Forensic anthropology is the application of the science of physical or biological anthropology to the legal process. Physical or biological anthropologists who specialize in forensics primarily focus their studies on the human skeleton.
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