Forensic Sciences, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 39 Hours

Required Courses
FRNS 5063Ethical Research and Scientific Writing3
FRNS 5613Criminalistics and Evidence Analysis3
FRNS 5653The Law and Expert Evidence3
FRNS 5963Forensic Statistics3
Hours Subtotal12
Electives
Select 27 hours from the following:27
Thesis Research & Seminar
Survey of Forensic Sciences
Questioned Document Examination
Theory and Practice of Forensic Handwriting Examination
Technical Aspects of Forensic Document Examination
The Historical Aspects of Forensic Document Examination
Quality Assurance in Forensic Science
Ethics in Forensic Leadership
Internship in Forensic Sciences
Molecular Biology for the Forensic Scientist
Population Genetics for the Forensic Scientist
Methods in Forensic Sciences
Forensic Microbiology
Forensic Pathology and Medicine
Forensic Osteology and Anthropology
Forensic Bioscience
Forensic Toxicology
Drug Toxicity
Advanced Forensic Toxicology
Crime Scene Laboratory and Moot Court Experience
Forensic Psychology
Advanced Forensic Psychology
Forensic Victimology
Forensic Science Seminar
Criminal Profiling
Forensic Management and Organizational Development
Forensic Problem Solving through Applied Research
Directed Readings in Forensic Sciences
Non-Thesis Creative Component in Forensic Sciences
Special Topics in Forensic Sciences
Hours Subtotal27
Total Hours39

Other Forensic Sciences Requirements

  • 16 Hours of Professional Seminar
  • Comprehensive Exam
  • Moot Court Expert Testimony Experience

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.