Post-Baccalaureate Forensic Science Certificate
From providing expert witness testimony to collecting and analyzing physical evidence, forensic science provides the hard evidence necessary for the justice system to function. Forensic scientists apply scientific principles to legal matters in their careers as DNA analysts, document experts, polygraph examiners, toxicologists, and more.
Post-baccalaureate certificate-seeking students must have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0, with a major in one of the following fields:
Other science-related majors may be considered for admission. A strong lab-based major is required. The course of study will be reviewed by the chair of the department during the application review process.
*Certificate-seeking students who have earned a bachelor's degree in anthropology from a regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 are required to complete additional natural science coursework as part of the certificate program. The forensic science certificate program for individuals with an anthropology degree is intended to provide additional training for graduate study, leading to a career in forensic anthropology.