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Chemistry - Forensic Science

Northern State University

48 months
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20763 USD/year
20763 USD/year
17661 USD/year
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About

At Chemistry - Forensic Science from Northern State University students are encouraged to explore their individual interests and work closely with professors on research projects. Students may be able to present the results of their research at national or regional meetings - even to publish their works in scientific journals.

Overview

Chemistry - Forensic Science from Northern State University provides excellent preparation for medical, dental, veterinary, or chiropractic school admission. It also prepares students to attend graduate school or work in the chemical industry.

At if you're patient, detail-oriented and like to solve crime puzzles, you can specialize in chemistry-forensic science at NSU to prepare for a career as a forensic chemist. Forensic chemists analyze physical evidence and samples for clues to solve crimes.

If you'd like to work with trace evidence, such as glass, hairs, and gunshot residue, focus on instrumentation skills and take courses in geology, soil chemistry, and materials science.

If you prefer forensic biology, such as DNA analysis, take microbiology, genetics, and biochemistry courses.

If you're interested in obtaining and interpreting toxicology reports, you should study physiology, biochemistry, and chemistry.

Careers

  • Chemist: Potential careers include analytical, inorganic, medicinal, organic, physical or theoretical chemist; biochemist, teacher, professor, materials scientist.
  • Forensic chemist: Forensic chemists usually work in labs associated with a federal, state, or local police department, medical examiner's office, forensic services lab, or branch of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
  • More career opportunities may be found in other fields of forensic science, education, or administration.
  • Chemists often work for private, for-profit businesses such as pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms and the chemical manufacturing industry; others are consultants or independent business owners. The education sector employs chemists, and many work in government.
  • Many chemistry majors go on to earn advanced degrees and enter the health care industry: medicine, dentistry, optometry, osteopathy, podiatry or veterinary. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Criminal Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application
    • English proficiency tests
    • Obtain an ACT composite score of 18 (redesigned SAT score of 960, or concorded equivalent for older SAT scores) or above; OR
    • Obtain a high school GPA of at least 2.6 on a 4.0 scale; OR
    • Rank in the top sixty (60) percent of their high school graduating class.
    • Send high school transcript/marks sheet
    • Visa Compliance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17661 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17661 USD per year during 48 months.

Minnesota Resident - $19,195 per year

Living costs for Aberdeen

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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