Forensic Science - Molecular Biology, M.Sc. | University of Central Oklahoma | Edmond, United States
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Forensic Science - Molecular Biology

12 months
Duration
417 USD/credit 15012 USD/year
417 USD/credit 15012 USD/year
306 USD/credit 11016 USD/year
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About

Forensic Science - Molecular Biology from University of Central Oklahoma is a research-oriented, thesis-required graduate degree program. Students must complete a minimum of 36 hours of graduate level work consisting of: A core of 30 hours--which includes six hours of thesis research or three hours of graduate capstone plus an additional three hour guided elective.

Overview

At Forensic Science - Molecular Biology from University of Central Oklahoma students will apply the scientific method to forensic science problems, critically review and interpret forensic science literature, develop well-reasoned, scientifically sound hypotheses, design experiments to test hypotheses, statistically analyze and interpret data, and communicate forensic science information clearly, concisely, logically and accurately to the general public both orally and in writing.

Careers

  • Forensic DNA Analyst
  • Wildlife Forensic DNA Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Forensic Science Analysis & Lab
  • Forensic Molecular Biology & Lab
  • Advanced Crime Scene Techniques
  • Forensic Chemistry & Lab

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed UCO Graduate Application;
  • Official paper copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from each institution attended with all degrees posted. The bachelor's degree must be from an accredited institution. 
  • Transcripts must show a minimum 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA and completion of nine undergraduate hours and other prerequisites (if any), 
  • A GRE score with a preferred minimum 50th percentile ranking (quantitative and verbal sections), or 2+ years of professional experience in Forensic Science or similar field, or An undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or greater in a relevant degree program.
  • A 1-page description of an area of interest in forensic science research.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15012 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 417 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15012 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 417 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 306 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Residents tuition: $297.60 per credit hour
  • Non-Resident Tuition: $417.00 per credit hour

Living costs for Edmond

900 - 1400 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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