Forensic Science, MS

Campus: NYC

This 40-credit science-based program in Forensic Science offered on Pace’s New York City campus can be completed in two years of full time study.  Successful candidates have undergraduate majors in bio-chemistry, biology, chemistry, forensic science or a pre-med platform.  This major prepares students for immediate careers in forensic labs and makes  available to them connections to various employment opportunities.


Undergraduate prerequisites can be completed upon acceptance into this graduate program with the approval of Department Chair.  For more information contact the Graduate Admission Office.

Required Courses
FOR 531Forensic Microscopy 13
FOR 537Forensic Biology 14
FOR 610Professional Issues in Forensic Science4
FOR 615Forensic Separations Chemistry4
FOR 620Analytical Spectroscopy4
FOR 625Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction4
FOR 621Internship4
FOR 635Principles of Forensic Pharmacology4
FOR 699Forensic Science Seminar1
Elective Courses
Select two of the following:8
Introduction to Forensic Pathology
Forensically Oriented Human Anatomy and Physiology
Forensic Anthropology
Forensic Toxicology
Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Analysis
Advanced Topics on Criminalistics
Physical Optics with Forensic Applications
Research Methodology in Forensic Science
Total Credits40