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Master of Science in Criminalistic Science

Master of Science in Criminalistic Science

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
The School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies offers the Master of Science in Criminalistics Science. The Master of Science in Criminalistics Science is designed to introduce students to the basic principles of Criminalistics Science while also providing opportunities to pursue either more traditional and/or more innovative concentrations of study. Criminalistics is defined as the scientific study and analysis of crime scenes and the evidence within those scenes to solve a crime and apprehend the perpetrator of the crime. The disciplines within criminalistics are science based, with most using multiple combinations of the natural sciences to conduct examinations and analysis of evidence and crime scenes. In addition to required courses in criminal law, trial process and the use of evidence, the Master of Science in Criminalistics Science program offers courses in fingerprint science, forensic engineering, motor vehicle crash reconstruction, firearms and tool mark analysis, fire and explosion analysis, footwear and tire track analysis, bloodstain pattern analysis, trace materials and forensic geology and botany, and nuclear, biological, chemical terrorism/mass disaster management.