Dec 03, 2022  
2012-2013 General Catalog 

Master of Science in Forensic Science (M.S.F.S.)

Degree Requirements


 The Common Core of 10 hrs integrates disciplines so that students will develop an overview of and some familiarity with all of the emphasis areas that may have to be pieced together during the investigation of a case. Please note, students in some Emphasis Options, Chemistry, for example, will not take the 2 cr. hr. Overview in Forensic Chemistry course. Students should check with advisors in their Emphasis Options for up to date requirements.

Emphasis Options (11-12 credits)

The Emphasis options (11-12 semester hours) are designed to give students depth in a traditional academic area as it relates to Forensics. 

Biology Emphasis (11 Credits)

Chemistry Emphasis (11 Credits)

Computer Science Information Systems Emphasis (11-12 Credits)

Choose at least two credits from the following:

Forensic Science Internship/Thesis/Project (6 Credits)


Students in Criminal Justice, Computer Science, and Psychology may choose either a Thesis or Project or Internship. Students in Biology or Chemistry must do a Thesis.

Degree Total: 30-31 credits