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Chemistry - Forensic Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Edinboro, PA, United States
The Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry - Forensic Sciences at Edinboro University is intended for those who seek entry level positions with FBI, state police or crime laboratories. Graduates also qualify for positions as trace evidence technicians with various law enforcement agencies. 
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Overview

Learning outcomes

There is evidence that laboratories at Edinboro University dealing with the investigation of criminal acts are moving toward hiring employees who are trained more as scientists than as police investigators. There is a large employment opportunity for individuals who have the appropriate training in Chemistry - Forensic Sciences.

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 included:
  • Principles Of Chemistry 
  • Laboratory Safety 
  • Quantitative Analysis 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Searching Scientific Literature 
  • Instrumental Analysis 
  • Forensic Analysis 
  • Physical Chemistry 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

High school seniors applying for admission to Edinboro University will be automatically offered a seat in the Honors College if they meet the following criteria:

  • 1200 SAT or 25 ACT AND 3.5 GPA
  • OR 1100 SAT or 22 ACT AND 3.75 GPA

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6559 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5787 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3858 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Edinboro

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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