The Department of Forensic Sciences offers four Master of Forensic Science degrees, two Master of Science degrees and three graduate certificates:
- MFS in Forensic Chemistry
- MFS in Forensic Molecular Biology
- MFS in Forensic Toxicology
- MFS in Friction Ridge Analysis
- MS in Crime Scene Investigation
- MS in Digital Forensics
- Graduate Certificate in Forensic Investigation
- Graduate Certificate in Digital Investigations
- Graduate Certificate in Latent Print Examination
- Learn from experienced faculty of current and past practitioners in the forensic science fields, including law enforcement, medical examiners, crime scene investigators, lawyers, computer forensic and information security professionals.
- Gain experience in hands-on, state-of-the-art laboratories with access to digital cameras, forensic instrumentation, and computer technology.
- Take advantage of the alumni network and professional connections through a multitude of internship opportunities in the government and private sector.
- Complete your degree in less than two years. Applications are accepted year-round and the program offers convenient afternoon and evening classes.
Individual student performance measurements will consist of:
- Course grades
- Independent research conduct, presentation, and report
- Comprehensive Examination (capstone event)
- FSAT examination improvement
- Employer feedback
87% initial passage of Comprehensive Examination in the academic years 2012 -2016 for the MFS programs, with 100% eventual success in MFS program completion.