Forensic Science

Rutgers University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
29232 USD/year
29232 USD/year
17736 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Rutgers–Camden MSFS offers a comprehensive Forensic Science program of study at Rutgers University, that leads to employment as a practitioner or admission to graduate/professional schools. 


The Forensic Science program is offered at Rutgers University.

Program highlights:

  • Hands-on Learning.  Student learn and practice forensic techniques that are in use daily at forensic laboratories around the country and well as the newest forensic technology.
  • Career Building Opportunities. Participation at conferences, events, and unique field experiences offer opportunities to network with professionals.
  • Specializations. Students can specialize in a particular sub-discipline by focusing their electives, laboratory experience, and research in that area. See ‘Our Research‘ and ‘Our Courses‘ for details

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic Science: theory & policy 
  • Forensic Pattern Evidence
  • Forensic Science Symposium
  • Essentials of Biomathematics
  • Forensic Trace Evidence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




49 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possess a Baccalaureate Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or related field from an accredited university
  • Submit one official transcript from each post-secondary school attended
  • Submit a Personal Statement and C.V. summarizing academic and professional achievements
  • Submit a Writing Sample that demonstrates your academic writing
  • Two letters of recommendation from university faculty members who know the student well or from research/laboratory supervisors/investigators. At least one of the letters should be from faculty
  • Pay the application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14616 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14616 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    17736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8868 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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Forensic Science
Rutgers University


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