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Forensic Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #850 (BCR) Augusta, GA, United States
The Forensic Science program offered by the Augusta University is nationally accredited with students having the option of obtaining an American Chemical Society (ACS) certified degree.
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Overview

The Forensic Science Concentration at the Augusta University provides a flexible curriculum to allow students to customize their education to suit the career aspirations.  This flexibility is well-suited for students completing pre-medical, pre-dental, or pre-pharmacy requirements.  

Major electives provide breadth of experience through coursework in biology as well as non-science courses in judicial process or communications to complement a rigorous chemistry curriculum.  

Coursework in judicial process is important for a forensic scientist, and advanced communications skills are universally valued by employers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Laboratory Management and Safety
  • Forensic Chemistry 
  • Biochemistry I: Physical Biochemistry 
  • Integrated Laboratory 
  • Advanced Seminar 
  • Instrumental Analysis 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

General Requirements

  • Official Application Form: A candidate seeking admission must file an official application for admission and pay a non-refundable application fee prior to the specified deadline.
  • Application Fee: (Non-refundable): The application fee may be waived for new freshman applicants who provide an approved ACT or SAT I Fee Waiver or NACAC Fee Waiver form.
  • Official Transcript(s): A freshman candidate should ask his or her guidance department to send an official copy of the secondary school record. A transfer candidate should ask the registrar from each college attended to send an official transcript of grades (a separate transcript from each college).
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT) Scores: A freshman candidate is required to submit SAT scores of the College Board or the ACT score of the American College Testing Program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3446 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Augusta

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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