The Forensic and Investigative Science degree from West Virginia University is unique in that it shares aspects of a professional education degree, such as an M.B.A., while retaining a strong research component. Students are required to complete a minimum of 40 credit hours. The coursework is comprised of a core of advanced chemistry and biology courses and complemented with additional laboratory-based instruction in microscopy, analytical chemistry and impression evidence. Students also study professional communications, ethics and laboratory management.
This degree recognizes that future forensic scientists will need even greater education and training to work in national and state forensic laboratories. The program is designed to prepare tomorrow's leading forensic science investigators and laboratory analysts.
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- Foundations of Criminalistics
- Forensic Laboratory Management
- Biological and Chemical Evidence
- Forensic Impression & Trace Evidence
- Forensic Fingerprint Examination
- Firearms Examination
- 24 months
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- Apply before
DisciplinesForensic Science View 102 other Masters in Forensic Science in United States
- 2 Letters of recommendation
- Supplemental Application / Portfolio
International24840 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National24840 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
In-State8820 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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