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Chemistry - Forensic Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
The Chemistry - Forensic Science program of the Southeast Missouri State University studies a branch of natural science that deals with the properties and classification of matter, the changes that matter undergoes, and the energy associated with these changes.
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Overview

Research by chemists increases our knowledge about chemicals and their roles in the natural world and has led to the discovery and development of new and improved products and advances in medicine, agriculture, food processing and other fields.

What You'll Do

Students of the Chemistry - Forensic Science program of the Southeast Missouri State University will:

  • Gain a rigorous foundation in chemistry, science, math and forensic sciences in the context of a broad university education
  • Interact closely with experienced faculty who are recognized for their writing, training, professional affiliations and expertise.
  • Study in the state-of-the-art, first-rate learning environment provided by the newly renovated Magill Hall of Science, including dedicated forensic science laboratories.
  • Have the opportunity to conduct research that helps develop independent thinking and problem solving.
  • Connect with a network of forensic science alumni and gain opportunities for mentoring and internships.

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Biokyowa
  • Eli Lilly
  • Monsanto
  • Proctor and Gamble
  • Buzzi Unicem USA
  • Exxon Mobil
  • PPG Industries
  • Sigma-Aldrich

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:

  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminalistics
  • Crime Laboratory I: Microscopy
  • Crime Laboratory II: Blood and Fluids
  • Toxicology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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 Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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