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PhD in Forensic Science

Admission Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application
  2. Application Fee
  3. A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in chemistry, biology, forensic or natural science
  4. Official transcript(s) from degree granting institution(s)
  5. Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  6. GPA of 3.5 or higher
  7. Program Application
  8. Personal statement, not to exceed 1000 words
  9. Three letters of recommendation in addition to the Admission Recommendation Checklist. A minimum of two letters must be from faculty who are sufficiently acquainted with the student to comment on potential for success in the doctoral program
  10. Current resume or vita
  11. Official GRE scores
  12. In some instances, a personal interview may be requested.

Students are accepted in the fall semester only. The priority deadline is December 31st although applications will be accepted until March 31st.

Academic Advisor

Dr. Madeleine Swortwood


Graduate Studies Support


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