Master of Forensic Science (MSFS) | Master's degree | Science | On Campus | 2 years | Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis | USA | Ultimate College List

Master of Forensic Science (MSFS) | Master's degree | Science | On Campus | 2 years | Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis | USA

The Master of Science degree in Forensic Science is a Purdue University degree offered in the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program. Forensic science is the application of scientific methods and processes to matters that involve crime or the public. The Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program combines the best of biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics, along with criminal justice and law. The M.S. in Forensic Science requires 30 credit hours of study beyond the baccalaureate level. The thesis option can be completed in two years. It is designed for students seeking careers as professional forensic scientists who desire employment in the criminal justice field or a related area. Students who chose the thesis option are encouraged to identify a thesis topic with the help of the FIS faculty as soon as possible. It is normally expected that the research and write up of the thesis will take at least one year of the program. Collaborative research projects with local forensic science laboratories are encouraged. Thesis research done in conjunction with a crime lab must be approved by the student's thesis director at IUPU

Master of Forensic Science (MSFS) | Master's degree | Science | On Campus | 2 years | Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis | USA

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