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Forensic Science, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
Quincy, MA, United States
By pursuing a Forensic Science degree at Eastern Nazarene College, you will be prepared for crime scene and laboratory positions, applying your scientific knowledge and skills in a field that benefits society by facilitating the prevalence of justice.
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Overview

The hallmark of this major is its emphasis on applying skills learned in the classroom to real world situations.  The faculty has designed several of the specific major courses to simulate what processing a crime scene would actually be like, including the roles of crime scene investigators and forensic scientists.  The Forensic Science emphasis at Eastern Nazarene College on a senior research process also allows a student to contribute to the field with original work that improves or even develops new methodologies for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting evidence. A low faculty-to-student ratio ensures students are mentored every step of the way. 

Career Paths

There are many different types of forensic science careers. More jobs will to be added by the year 2024 with an expected increase of 27%, higher than the national average, according to the United States Department of Labor-Bureau of Labor Statistics.  With a degree in forensic science, student are prepared for crime scene and laboratory positions, including crime scene investigator and crime laboratory analyst among others. Graduates may work in several different job settings including, local, regional, state, and federal labs and agencies; hospitals; the military; police departments; and private companies.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biology Seminar 
  • Biochemistry
  • Research in Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry w/Lab
  • Organic Chemistry

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit your FREE application. Your application to Eastern Nazarene College is also an application for academic and merit-based scholarships.
  • Send your  SAT or ACT exam results. All applicants must submit to the Office of Admission an official report of standardized test scores for either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the Assessment Test of the American College Testing Program (ACT). Eastern Nazarene College’s code for the SAT is 3365 and 1818 for the ACT.
  • Send your Official Secondary School Transcript. If you have attended a non-U.S. school, you will be asked to send your transcripts through a foreign credential evaluation service. You may use any member agency found at NACES.org.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25952 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25952 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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