Master of Forensic Sciences in the Field of Forensic Chemistry

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

37 credits, including 31 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses, successful completion of a master's comprehensive examination, and successful completion of an independent research project.

FORS 6004Fundamentals of Forensic Science I
FORS 6005Fundamentals of Forensic Science II
FORS 6020Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and Quality Assurance
FORS 6206Trace Evidence Analysis
FORS 6210Advanced Instrumental Analysis
FORS 6224Criminal Law for Forensic Scientists
FORS 6225Statistics for Forensic Scientists
FORS 6238Forensic Chemistry I
FORS 6239Forensic Chemistry II
FORS 6240Forensic Drug Analysis
FORS 6292Graduate Seminar (taken twice) *
6 credits in elective courses selected in consultation with the department advisor.
Additional Requirements
Successful completion of the master’s comprehensive examination
Successful completion of an independent research project
*Students must register for FORS 6292 in their first semester and again during or after completion of the required independent research project.