This forensic science Professional Science Master’s degree (PSM) prepares students for career advancement in forensic science, law enforcement, medico-legal or other closely related fields. The degree provides students with a pathway to develop new competencies in supervision and management in forensic science and related fields.
Next start date: 08/20/2020
Total classes: 9
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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The online Professional Science Master’s (PSM) in forensic science prepares current forensic science, law enforcement, medical and legal professionals for career advancement in criminal science management and research. Step up your career in crime science in this online master’s in forensic science degree by earning greater educational depth and breadth in the forensic sciences and related fields with the development of new competencies related to supervision and management. Learn to work with regulatory bodies that provide the framework for oversight in forensic laboratories, consistent with the guiding principles of the National Professional Science Masters Association.
This online master’s in forensic science degree offers you the opportunity to advance your skills in forensic science and related fields with forensic courses in toxicology, botany, entomology, forensic science, and government and forensic DNA. Simultaneously, courses in this online program will give you the chance to master forensic science ethics as well as your leadership abilities in forensic science settings and utilize all your skills and existing experience in a culminating applied project at the end of the online program.
This program is designed specifically with working forensic science, law enforcement, medical and legal professionals in mind, so that the online format, as well as at-home science curriculum, will complement your current schedule and skills.
The PSM in forensic science will prepare students for career advancement by instilling greater skills in scientific inquiry in biology, chemistry, genetics and related topics, as well as critical laboratory leadership skill sets. Allow graduate students to gather useful tools and experiences required for administrative and advancement opportunities within and beyond the forensic sciences and related fields in both governmental and private sectors. Potential careers may include but not limited to:
Applicants to this online master's forensic science degree must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.
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