Our Master of Science in Forensic Science degree is a full-time, two-year program designed to prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century by providing:
As a graduate student in the Master of Science in Forensic Science program, you will learn the foundational principles of forensic science and apply them in all aspects of your instruction. You will perform research and laboratory coursework in state-of-the art laboratories using instrumentation for pattern analysis, crime scene reconstruction, microscopy, and more.
You will learn from faculty members with over 75 years of experience in forensic science who are renowned experts in the field: They routinely conduct research, publish in peer-reviewed publications, give presentations at national and local conferences, and testify in the courtroom.
Our Master of Science in Forensic Science is specifically designed for students who have a solid background in the natural sciences and currently hold a bachelor’s degree in a natural or forensic science.
|Number of Entering Students||43|
|Number of Graduates||32|
|Number of Current Students||21|
|Number of Students Who Did Not Complete Program||6|
|Employment (graduates and students who have completed all coursework)||38|
|Forensic Science Laboratory (Public and Private Sector)||19|
Death Investigation/Crime Scene Processing/Law Enforcement
Genomics Biological Research or Testing (Private Sector)
Analytical Testing Laboratory (Non-Forensic)
Scientific Research in an Academic Setting
Ph.D or Professional School. Student
|Primary, Secondary Education or College Teaching||2|
|Instrumental Service Engineer||1|