The Forensic Science graduate program’s mission is to provide a program of study that prepares students for the forensic science marketplace. Students receive fundamental training in a range of forensic fields while choosing a concentration in forensic chemistry, toxicology, or forensic biology. Students receive an individualized educational experience that focuses on experiential learning, original research, and real-world application.


Student Outcomes

Our faculty are active within the forensic science community, both as researchers and practitioners.  Our aim is to model professionalism and scientific rigor to mentor our students into confident, competent, and ethical future forensic scientists.

Our students acquire life-long skills in communication, project management, knowledge acquisition, and research. Our students regularly interact with forensic organizations early in their careers creating connections that open new research and employment opportunities.

Successful students from our Department acquire the following: