12 months
14661 USD/year
14661 USD/year
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The Forensic Science (Chemistry) MSc program offered at Emporia State University was developed with the input of crime lab directors across the Midwest to ensure that it was preparing students for the workforce. The opportunity to learn from practitioners and professors and the one-on-one guidance ensure a quality education with opportunities not found elsewhere. 


Students from the Forensic Science (Chemistry) MSc program offered at Emporia State University have presented their research at local, regional, national, and international meetings. They have won awards, published manuscripts, and received recognition for their achievements. Our graduates are employed in state and regional crime laboratories, private laboratories, and in academic research facilities.  

Upon completion of the MS Forensic Science program at Emporia State University, students will:

  • Gain experience in a variety of analytical techniques in forensic biology, forensic chemistry, toxicology, and trace evidence.
  • Perform research in an area of their choosing while being mentored by faculty and practitioners in the field.
  • Learn to effectively communicate their findings to a wide variety of audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological and Physical Evidence 
  • Graduate Research Seminar
  • Forensic Science Seminar 
  • Instrumental Analysis 
  • Advanced Instrumental Analysis
  • Toxicology 
  • Pharmacology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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

  • GPA: dependent on academic program
  • Non-native English speakers should submit official English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English Test) scores. Non-native English speakers who do not submit a test score will need to take an English placement exam upon arrival to Emporia State University.
  • Emporia State University offers beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for students who need to improve their communication skills.
  • The duration of time to complete the Intensive English Program is based on the English Proficiency Test score as well as the student's initiative and performance in class. Students may be allowed to enroll in one or more academic courses while enrolled in the Intensive English Program depending on their placement scores.

Tuition Fee

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    14661 USD/year
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Living costs for Kansas City

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.


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