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Forensic Science

Bowling Green State University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
18678 USD/year
18678 USD/year
10688 USD/year
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About

We offer a master degree in Forensic Science at Bowling Green State University. The field of forensic science continues to advance at a rapid pace. Professionals who desire to continue or pursue a career in the field are expected to be informed about the latest trends in order to advance in their current positions or explore new career opportunities.

Overview

The master’s degree in Forensic Science (MSFS) program refreshes, solidifies and upgrades the undergraduate and current practitioner knowledge base, allowing students to prepare for new challenges they will encounter in their professional careers. 

As a result, graduates of the program will be equipped with up-to-date knowledge and skills in forensic biology and forensic chemistry, creating opportunities to become sought-after leaders in their profession.

Why the Forensic Science degree at Bowling Green State University?

  • A new world-class Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) crime laboratory and investigations facility is located on BGSU’s main campus. Consequently, our students have the opportunity to collaborate with real-world practitioners, providing invaluable professional preparation.
  • Specializations are offered in Forensic Biology and Forensic Chemistry for students with strong science backgrounds who desire to work in a lab.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elements of Forensic Science
  • Criminalistics
  • Law, Evidence, and Procedure
  • Crime Scene Techniques 
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis 
  • Light and Electron Microscopy 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

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

  • Graduate Application
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official or notarized copies of transcripts from all institutions where degrees were earned (showing dates when the degrees were conferred) and diplomas from international institutions must be submitted. 
  • Standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT, PRAXIS, OAE) may be required. 
  • Programs may also require recommendations, a statement of purpose, a resume, and other documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9339 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9339 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5344 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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