Forensic Sciences

Oklahoma State University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
17240 USD/year
17240 USD/year
12181 USD/year
Tuition fee
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It is the mission of the Oklahoma State University's School of Forensic Sciences to provide an effective learning and research environment for students and practitioners of forensic science. 


The vision is to facilitate education and research to develop students and practitioners as lifelong learners and innovators; collaborate with institutions and individuals engaged in the practice of forensic science to enrich the student learning experience; supply highly qualified forensic scientists to enhance the overall quality of forensic disciplines; participate in new areas of research and enhance public security; lead in the delivery of forensic science education through emerging technologies; and pursue and support cross-disciplinary collaborations that strengthen the program and enrich the graduate education process.


The Oklahoma State University Master's program in Forensic Sciences offers online pathways in Arson, Explosives, Firearm and Tool Mark Investigations (AEFTI); Forensic Investigative Sciences (FIS); and Forensic Science Administration (FSA). Our curriculum offers a solid background in forensic sciences and specialized topics such as blast injuries and effects, criminalistics, forensic leadership, ethics, the law and expert evidence, psychology, and organizational development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Forensic Sciences
  • Ethical Research and Scientific Writing
  • Quality Assurance in Forensic Science
  • Criminalistics and Evidence Analysis
  • The Law and Expert Evidence
  • Research and Thesis (1-3 hrs/semester)
  • Non-thesis Creative Component
  • Forensic Exam. of Questioned Doc.
  • Forensic Handwriting Examination
  • Ethics in Forensic Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




39 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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

  • Completed online application
  • Completed bachelor’s degree
  • Related background, pertinent degree or major
  • GRE test score; GRE code is 6546
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Three letters of recommendation preferably from professors and/or supervisors familiar with your academic ability, work ethic and skills
  • Statement of purpose describing your personal career goals and how the master’s degree will support those goals, a brief description of experience or qualifications in support of the application and the specific track you want to pursue.
  • Applicants graduating from schools outside the U.S. are required to submit transcripts that have been evaluated to U.S. standards
  • $50.00 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17240 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17240 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    12181 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12181 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Forensic Sciences
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