Forensic Science

Forensic Science

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Students who pursue a forensic science minor are preparing for further study or may pair it with studies in fields such as chemistry, anthropology or criminal justice. You'll be introduced to the many fields of forensic science. Courses will familiarize you with methods and techniques used in the field and give you a working knowledge and understanding of the discipline. Your internships will provide a chance to see forensics at work in a variety of situations.

Program Highlights

  • Full range of instrumentation available to support coursework and research.
  • Student–faculty collaborative research is encouraged. Projects are ongoing in areas such as analytical, physical, organic, inorganic, biochemistry and chemical education.
  • Direct contact with faculty, who supervise their own research laboratories.

Program Distinctions

  • Program approved by American Chemical Society.
  • Chemistry program is a leader among Midwest colleges and universities offering similar programs.

Student Organizations

  • Criminal Justice Association
  • Chemistry Club
  • The Anthropology Collective
Major Minor Online Courses

University Facts & Stats

  • $106 million in scholarships loans and grants
  • 1 million hours of campus, community volunteer service
  • Tobacco-free campus since 2012
  • 1,100+ international students
  • 39 Education Abroad programs offered

Popular Careers

  • Investigator
  • Medical examiner
  • Law enforcement
  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist

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