12 months
1885 USD/credit 69745 USD/year
1885 USD/credit 69745 USD/year
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Forensic Chemistry from George Washington University expands on the general MFS program curriculum with advanced work in medicinal chemistry, instrumental analysis and trace evidence analysis.  


At Forensic Chemistry from George Washington University students gain the skills to understand and interpret material composition, uncover drug compositions and identify chemical components at the molecular level. 

Students at Forensic Chemistry from George Washington University will gain:

  • Deep knowledge of medicinal, forensic and forensic drug analysis
  • Mastery of trace evidence analysis: hair and fibers, glass and soil, paper, paint, ignitable liquids and explosive residues
  • Working knowledge of ethics, criminal law and statistics
  • Familiarity with modern instrumental methods used in forensic laboratories, including mass spectrometry, optical spectroscopy, microscopy, chromatographic and electrophoretic separations
  • Communication skills necessary to present findings with clarity

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic Science 
  • Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and Quality Assl 
  • Trace Evidence Analysis 
  • Advanced Instrumental Analysis 
  • Criminal Law for Forensic Scientists 
  • Statistics for Forensic Scientists 
  • Medicinal Chemistry 
  • Forensic Chemistry 
  • Forensic Drug Analysis .  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


37 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form
    • Transcripts
    • International applicants: TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Resume/CV
    • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    69745 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    69745 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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


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