BSc Forensic Science
The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science from George Mason University is a general forensic science degree that covers various fields within forensic science including field and laboratory applications. These topics include areas such as crime scene investigation, forensic DNA, forensic chemistry, trace evidence, firearms examination, questioned document, fingerprints, arson, and drug analysis.
$ 16,485 per semester
Fairfax, United States
About the program
This degree is intended to provide students with a well-rounded, hands-on forensic science education in order to prepare students for entrance into a graduate-level educational program, and/or entry-level professional careers in public and private forensic laboratories, federal, state, or local government/law enforcement, defense, homeland security and intelligence agencies.
The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science from George Mason University provides a strong scientific foundation while simultaneously enabling students to individualize their educational experience toward specific career goals or post-graduate degrees by taking specialized forensic science and natural science courses.
This degree offers concentrations in Forensic Biology and Forensic Chemistry to prepare students who desire a career within these specialties.
Unique features of this program include an innovative curriculum that offers hands-on training with crime scene techniques and crime laboratory methodologies, an outdoor forensic excavation research and training facility, and courses taught by professional and distinguished faculty from various forensic agencies and laboratories.
- Survey of Forensic Science
- Forensic Trace Analysis
- Forensic Evidence and Ethics
- Forensic Chemistry
- Crime Scene Investigations
- Forensic DNA Analysis