Forensic Sciences Program at the National University Learning Outcomes
- Explain basic human anatomy, component of death investigation and techniques used for analysis of diseases and trauma, identification of unknown dead bodies; and to professionally interact with the forensic pathologist and medico-legal death investigators.
- Apply the technical procedures and methods of collection, preservation, chain of custody, analysis, comparison and report preparation of the biological, trace and toxicological evidentiary evidence.
- Analyze the basic principles and the role of crime scene investigators in forensic and legal procedures.
- Apply the basic principles of forensic photography, and explain the legal issues related to forensic photography and courtroom or trial presentation.
- Evaluate the legal and psychological issues involved in competency to stand trial, diminished capacity, and insanity defenses.
- Apply profiling knowledge and crime scene analysis methods to crime scene variables.
- Utilize theories, techniques an practices to all criminal and civil investigation.
- Use investigative techniques in the processing and interpretation of evidence of computer and multimedia forensics.
- Analyze the legal, ethical, and constitutional tensions between the interests of society, and the rights of individuals in connection with various criminal procedures and contexts.
- Integrate scientific research methodology to explore issues in forensic science.
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- The master’s in forensic science program provides two areas of specialization. The specialization in Criminalistics includes courses in trace evidence, advanced forensic toxicology, advanced forensic serology and DNA, forensic anthropology and archeology, and more.
- The specialization in Investigation focuses on advanced forensic investigative techniques for the field, giving you a comprehensive understanding of the concepts underlying the forensic sciences.
- 12 months
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DisciplinesForensic Science View 99 other Masters in Forensic Science in United States
• Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved.• Students with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam.• Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on a probationary status. • Complete an application for admission and enrollment agreement.
International442 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 442 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
National442 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 442 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
Cost per Quarter Unit - $442
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