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Forensic Genetics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The program prepares individuals for careers in forensic DNA sciences, emphasizing the application of current methods and technologies to human identification. The program was designed to meet all educational and many training requirements for Forensic DNA Analysts and Technical Leaders as outlined in the National Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories adopted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Integrative Biomedical Sciences I: Principles of Biochemistry
  • Integrative Biomedical Sciences II: Molecular Cell Biology
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Introduction to Molecular
  • Laboratory Methods
  • Forensic Hair Analysis
  • Seminar in Current Topics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Online application

  • $40 application fee (waived for McNair scholars with documentation of participation)

  • Official transcripts from each and every college/University attended

  • A course-by-course evaluation from IACE,  WES or ECE is also required for transcripts from institutions outside the U.S.

  • Two recommendation letters

  • Resume/CV

  • Official test scores (depending on the program of interest: GRE, MCAT or DAT)

  • A TOEFL or IELTS score is also required for international applicants.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    50 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    50 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    50 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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