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Forensic Science

Marshall University

24 months
Duration
21434 USD/year
21434 USD/year
15746 USD/year
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About

The FEPAC-accredited Forensic Science Graduate Program at Marshall University is a two-year academic program leading to a Master of Science in Forensic Science (MSFS).

Overview

Key facts

  • With the increasing introduction of scientific evidence into court testimony and the demand for standardized educational programs, MUFSP satisfies federal and state standards and guidelines to enable its graduates to enter this fascinating field well equipped to respond to future challenges.
  • On-site research and service forensic laboratories at the Marshall University Forensic Science Center (MUFSC) provide students with opportunities to participate in inner workings of a forensic laboratory. These include accredited laboratories providing CODIS data basing, parentage testing, and DNA casework, as well as forensic chemistry, digital forensics, and microscopy/comparative sciences. Off-site internships are also available.
  • The program includes a five-semester core curriculum with both thesis and non-thesis options. In addition to this strong, broad-based core curriculum, four areas of emphasis are offered that allow students to obtain additional in-depth education and training. Students may select any combination of the emphases, up to 4, which may be completed in the standard five semester program. These areas of emphasis include Crime Scene Investigation, Digital Forensics, DNA Analysis, and Forensic Chemistry.

Accreditation

The FEPAC-accredited Forensic Science Graduate Program at Marshall University is a two-year academic program leading to a Master of Science in Forensic Science (MSFS). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Genetics and DNA Technologies
  • Crime Scene and Death Investigation
  • Forensic Microscopy
  • Forensic Comparative Sciences
  • Forensic Statistics
  • Forensic Analytical Chemistry
  • Forensic Analytical Chemistry Lab
  • Biochemistry
  • Forensic Science Internship
  • Foundations & Fundamentals in Digital Forensics
  • Legal Issues in Forensic Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

38 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Your Application
  • The application requires a $150 non-refundable application fee 
  • Official Transcripts and Evaluations: Official final bachelor’s degree transcript and degree certificate must be sent in the original language, accompanied by a certified English translation and contain ALL college or university academic credits and grades. The transcripts must be sent directly to the Marshall University Office of Admissions by the registrar or equivalent office at the institution that you attend.
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Affidavit of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10717 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    21434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10717 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7873 USD per semester during 24 months.

Metro Residents: $7873

Living costs for Huntington

621 - 1035 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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