Forensic Science Master's Degrees
A master’s degree in forensics will provide you with a thorough understanding of a specific area of forensic science such as digital forensics or forensic psychology. Degree programs will focus on the basic scientific areas of physics, chemistry, and biology as well as quantitative statistics and analysis. A master’s degree in forensics provides you with the requirements necessary for advanced careers in criminalistics and other forensic sciences including, but not limited to toxicology, entomology, pathology, anthropology, and DNA analysis. Florida International University's online forensic science master’s programs are designed to prepare students to work in all levels of this field. The University of Central Florida also offers online master’s degrees that focus on the areas of biochemistry and DNA analysis that are needed to be employed in local, state, and national crime laboratories.
A master’s degree in forensics is right for you if you are seeking to advance your career in a specific field of forensic science where you will take on additional responsibilities and managerial roles. Research the education requirements for specific forensic science field careers at our forensic science career center page.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment outlook for those in the forensic sciences is favorable, with a projected growth rate of 20 percent through 2018. The growth is expected to be greater at the state and local levels within crime laboratory settings.
Forensic Science Schools
The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is Syracuse University’s home for innovative, interdisciplinary teaching and research in the social sciences, public policy, public administration, and international relations.
An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.
Saint Xavier University, Chicago’s oldest Catholic university, has a long history of educating students to prepare them for professional success and lay the foundation for personal fulfillment.
At the University of Nevada, Reno, we teach public health practitioners how to look beyond physical conditions and consider environmental, economic and sociological factors that impact individual and community health, happiness and well-being.
The online Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice is designed to prepare you for employment in nearly any area of the public health field.
Join the community of thought leaders at University of the Rockies. Pursue your graduate degree from the University’s School of Professional Psychology or School of Organizational Leadership.
Hofstra University is a private institution whose primary mission is to provide a quality education to its students in an environment that encourages, nurtures and supports learning through the free and open exchange of ideas for the betterment of humankind.