M.Sc. On Campus

Forensic Science - Digital Forensics

University of Central Oklahoma

12 months
14600 USD/year
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Forensic Science - Digital Forensics from University of Central Oklahoma is a research-oriented, graduate degree program. 


At Forensic Science - Digital Forensics from University of Central Oklahoma students must complete a minimum of 36 hours of graduate level work, including a core of 30 hours and six hours of thesis research or three hours of graduate capstone plus an additional three hour guided elective.


  • Digital Forensics Examiner for Law Enforcement, Intelligence Agencies or Corporations
  • Data Recovery Specialist
  • IT Security
  • Computer Scientist/Forensic Examiner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic Science Analysis & Lab
  • Forensic Toxicology & Lab
  • Forensic Molecular Biology & Lab
  • Advanced Crime Scene Techniques
  • Forensic Chemistry & Lab 
  • Forensic Microscopy & Lab
  • Forensic Pharmacology 
  • Expert Witness

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Admission will be considered after April 15, but before the first day of school in the Fall semester or until capacity is reached.


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed UCO Graduate Application;
  • Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from each institution attended with all degrees posted. All transcripts must be from an accredited institution. A bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science, Natural Science, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, or similar degree. 
  • Undergraduate transcripts must show a minimum 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA and completion of nine undergraduate hours and other prerequisites (if any), as determined by the graduate program advisor: FRSC 3043 Crime Scene Processing; STAT 2103 Introduction to Statistics for the Sciences; and FRSC 2503 Introduction to Forensic Science. 
  • A GRE score with a preferred minimum 50th percentile ranking (quantitative and verbal sections), or 2+ years of professional experience in Digital Forensics/Information Security or similar field, 
  • A 1-page description of an area of interest in forensic science research.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 USD per year 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.


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