Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic ScienceMS-B1805Hamline University1536 Hewitt AvenueSaint Paul, MN 55104
Shelly SchaeferDepartment Chair651email@example.com
The Forensic Science Certificate prepares students with majors in biochemistry, biology, or chemistry to work in forensic science laboratories, and students with majors in anthropology, biochemistry or biology to work in medical examiner’s offices and other medico-legal forensic science workplaces.
The forensic science certificate is designed for students pursuing a career in venues such as local, state, or federal forensic science laboratories, medical examiner/coroner offices. The forensic science certificate at Hamline is interdisciplinary by design and exposes students to the application of scientific principles and analytical methods to criminal and civil investigations.
The Forensic Science Certificate is also available as a post-baccalaureate program for students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a natural science.
A student interested in completing the forensic science certificate at Hamline University must complete the following certificate requirements.
Seven (7) required courses:
One course chosen from:
12-16 approved elective credits taken from the following three categories:
Topical courses (4-8 credits):
View Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Courses.
Hamline forensic science students and a faculty member were featured in a story on KARE 11 News that illustrated the physical evidence a person leaves behind in a given day and how forensic scientists might collect and examine those clues.
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American Academy of Forensic Sciences
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