Forensic Science, MS
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.
|FOR 531||Forensic Microscopy 1||3|
|FOR 537||Forensic Biology 1||4|
|FOR 610||Professional Issues in Forensic Science||4|
|FOR 615||Forensic Separations Chemistry||4|
|FOR 620||Analytical Spectroscopy||4|
|FOR 625||Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction||4|
|FOR 635||Principles of Forensic Pharmacology||4|
|FOR 699||Forensic Science Seminar||1|
|Select two of the following:||8|
|Introduction to Forensic Pathology|
|Forensically Oriented Human Anatomy and Physiology|
|Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Analysis|
|Advanced Topics on Criminalistics|
|Physical Optics with Forensic Applications|
|Research Methodology in Forensic Science|
Students who as undergraduates successfully completed FOR 531 Forensic Microscopy and FOR 537 Forensic Biology instead are required to take either FOR 707 Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Analysis and FOR 770 Physical Optics with Forensic Applications or any two graduate department-approved courses.