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1285 USD/credit
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About

The MS in Forensic Science at Pace University prepares you for a career in one of the fastest growing fields in the country.

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Overview

This science-based curriculum of the MS in Forensic Science at Pace University provides the education and professional experience students need to play a pivotal role in today’s criminal justice system and for a successful future in forensic science.

 Pace offers fully equipped facilities for forensic chemistry and biology, including a new state-of-the-art DNA sequencing lab and specialized laboratories with virtual crime scene reconstruction software and forensic microscopy.

 We also provide you with connections to numerous employment opportunities in labs with the New York Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the New York City medical examiner’s office.

Career 

Home to numerous forensic laboratories, New York City alone offers many career opportunities at facilities such as:

  • The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Northeast Regional Laboratory, which employs forensic chemists specializing in the identification of drugs;
  • The New York City Police Department (NYPD) forensic laboratory, which employs criminalists for drug identification, fingerprints, arson, and trace evidence; and
  • The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME), which is the largest DNA lab in the country and employs criminalists in its toxicology laboratory and forensic biology laboratory.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Forensic Microscopy
  • Forensic Biology
  • Forensic Separations Chemistry
  • Analytical Spectroscopy
  • Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction
  • Professional Issues in Forensic Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

40 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: Letters should be from academic or professional references that can knowledgeably comment on your ability to successfully complete graduate study.
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement: Send a typewritten essay explaining to the Graduate Admission Committee why you would like to pursue the program of graduate study you have chosen. Additional information regarding your academic performance, as well as professional experience, may also be included in the supplement.
  • All Official Transcripts: Transcripts from every accredited college or university attended (not just the degree granting institution) must be sent either to Pace University, directly from the academic institution electronically or by mail, or forwarded by the applicant in sealed envelopes from the academic institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1285 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1285 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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