Are you an inquisitive person with a love of science and the desire to improve society? Then a career in forensic science may be for you. Forensic science applies scientific principles and techniques to the justice system and legal matters to uncover the truth. Our forensic science integrated program or minor can help you on your way to a rewarding career in this fascinating field.
TV shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Law & Order have showcased the role of forensic scientists, but the opportunities extend far beyond the police crime lab.
Forensic scientists work in:
To enter the forensic science field, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) recommends a bachelor’s degree in one of the natural sciences, such as biology or chemistry, and requires 24 semester hours of each. The AAFS states that: “The title of the degree is not as important as the courses taken.”
A university dedicated to the sciences and offering rigorous hands-on research for undergraduates, makes University of the Sciences an ideal school for those entering this field.
USciences is also a wise choice for those pursuing a forensic science specialty that requires a medical degree or a PhD. USciences has reserved seats in medical schools.
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