Forensic Science Schools

The following list consists only of accredited forensic science programs. To learn more about a specific school, please click on their title and check out their profile. If you’re not finding the information you’re searching for, please click on the school’s link and go directly to their homepage. Please note that if you are a foreign student, trying to apply to any school accredited by FEPAC ( http://www.ets.org/toefl/ ), requires different admission requirements and procedures. Please visit their website to learn more information about entering into a forensic science program located at an accredited university.

Alabama

University of Alabama at Birmingham

1530 3rd Ave S

Birmingham, AL 35294

Phone: 205-934-8538

Director: Jason G. Linville, PhD jglinvil@uab.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://www.uab.edu/home/

California

University of California at Davis

1333 Research Park Drive

Davis, Ca 95618

Phone: 5340-757-8699

Director: Frederic A. Tulleners, MA ftulleners@ucdavis.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://forensicscience.ucdavis.edu

Colorado

Metropolitan State College of Denver

Campus Box 52

PO Box 173362

Denver, CO 80217

Phone: 303-556-2855

Director: Charles G. Tindall, Jr., PhD tindallc@mscd.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Chemistry with a concentration in Criminalistics

http://www.mscd.edu

Connecticut

University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road

West Haven, CT 06516

Phone: 203-932-7116

Director: Timothy M. Palmbach, MS, JD tpalmbach@newhaven.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science Program

http://www.newhaven.edu

Florida

Florida International University

11200 SW 8th Street

Miami, FL 33199

Phone: 305-348-2195

Director: Anthony P. DeCaprio, PhD adecapr@fiu.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Certificate Programs in conjunction with the Bachelor of Science Degree in a natural science such as chemistry or biology

http://www.fiu.edu/~ifri/

Florida International University

11200 SW 8th St.

Miami, FL 33199

Phone: 305-348-7410

Director: DeEtta Mills, PhD millsd@fiu.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science in Forensic Science

Georgia

Albany State University

504 College Drive

Albany, GA 31705

Phone: 229-430-4864

Director: Charles O. Ochie, Sr. PhD charles.ochie@asurams.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://www.asurams.edu/forensicscience

Illinois

University of Illinois at Chicago

M/C 866, Room 335

UIC College of Pharmacy

833 South Wood St

Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: 312-996-2250

Director: R.E. Gaensslen, PhD reg@uic.edu

Status: Full Accreditation (1-year term) for the Master of Science in Forensic Science

http://uic.edu/pharmacy/depts/Biopharmaceutical_Sciences/index.php

Indiana

Indiana University of Purdue University, Indianapolis

402 North Blackford Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: 317-274-6883

Director: Jay Siegel, PhD jasiegel@iupui.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic and Investigative Sciences

http://forensic.iupui.edu

Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Avenue

Richmond, KY 40475

Phone: 859-622-2908

Director: Diane E. Vance, PhD diane.vance@eku.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Forensic Science

http://www.eku.edu/

Massachusetts

Boston University School of Medicine

72 East Concord Street

Biomedical Forensic Sciences Program, R806

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 617-638-1952

Director: Robin W. Cotton, PhD rwcotton@bu.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Forensic

http://www.bumc.bu.edu/biomedforensic

Michigan

Michigan State University

560A Baker Hall

East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: 517-432-5439

Director: David R. Foran, PhD forsci@msu.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree Program (biology and chemistry tracks)

http://www.forensic.msu.edu

Mississippi

University of Mississippi

322 Coulter Hall

University, MS 38677

Phone: 662-915-5143

Director: Murrell Godfrey, PhD mgodfrey@olemiss.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Chemistry

http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/chemistry/undergraduate/bs_forensic.php

New York

University of Albany (SUNY at Albany)

1400 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY 12222

Phone: 518-442-4308

Director: Donald D. Orokos, PhD orokos@albany.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree in Forensic Biology

http://www.albany.edu/biology/forensics

John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)

455 West 59th St

New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212-237-8884

Director: Lawrence Kobilinsky, PhD lkobilinsky@jjay.cuny.edu

Status: Conditional Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://jjay.cuny.edu/science

Ohio

OHIO University

175 Clippinger Laboratory

Athens, OH 45701

Phone: 740-593-0797

Director: Glen P. Jackson, PhD jacksong@ohio.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Chemistry Program

http://oak.cats.ohiou.edu/~jasksong

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University

1111 West 17th Street

Tulsa, OK 74107

Phone: 918-561-1292

Director: Robert W. Allen, PhD robert.w.allen@okstate.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://www.healthsciences.okstate.edu/forensic

Pennsylvania

Arcadia University

450 South Easton Road

Glenside, PA 19038

Phone: 215-572-4140

Director: Lawrence A. Presley, MS, MA, D-ABC presley@arcadia.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://www.arcadia.edu/

Cedar Crest College

100 College Drive

Allentown, PA 18104

Phone: 610-606-4666 ext. 3567

Director: Lawrence Quarino, PhD laquarin@cedarcrest.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, and Genetic Engineering with a concentration in Forensic Science

http://www.cedarcrest.edu

Duquesne University

340 Fisher Hall

600 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburg, PA 15282

Phone: 412-396-6373

Director: Frederick W. Fochtman, PhD fochtman@dug.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://www.science.duq.edu/forensics

The Pennsylvania State University

107 Whitmore Laboratory

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-5286

Director: Mitchell M. Holland, PhD mmh20@psu.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://www.science.psu.edu/forensics

West Chester University

Department of Chemistry

West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2631

Director: Timothy Starn, PhD tstarn@wcupa.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic and Toxicological Chemistry

http://www.wcupa.edu

Texas

University of North Texas

Department of Chemistry

Forensic Science Program

1155 Union Circle #305070

Denten, TX 76203

Phone: 940-369-8458

Director: Teresa D. Golden, PhD forensic@unt.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Certificate Programs in Conjunction with the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry, Biology, and Chemistry

http://www.forensic.unt.edu

Sam Houston State University

1003 Bowers Boulevard

Huntsville, TX 77340

Phone: 936-294-4286

Director: Sarah Kerrigan, PhD sarah.kerrigan@shsu.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree in Forensic

http://forensics.shsu.edu

Virginia

Virginia Commonwealth University

1020 West Main Street

PO Box 843079

Richmond, VA 23284

Phone: 804-828-0799

Director: Sarah J. Seashols, MS sseashols@vcu.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://www.has.vcu.edu/forensics

West Virginia

Marshall University, Huntington

1401 Forensic Science Drive

Huntington, WV 25701

Phone: 304-691-8931

Director: Terry W. Fenger, PhD fenger@marshall.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Master of Science Degree in Forensic Science

http://www.marshall.edu/forensics

West Virginia University

1600 University Avenue

208 Oglebay Hall

PO Box 6121

Morgantown, WV 26506

Phone: 304-293-3169

Director: Keith B. Morris, PhD keith.morris@mail.wvu.edu

Status: Full Accreditation for the Bachelor of Science Degree- Forensic and Investigative Science Program

http://www.wvu.edu/~forensic/

Canada

Laurentian University

935 Ramsey Lake Road

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada P3E 2C6

Phone: 705-675-1151, ext. 4209

Director: Scott I. Fairgrieve, PhD sfairgrieve@laurentian.ca

Status: Full Accreditation for Honors B.Sc. Degree in Forensic Science (Single Specialization) and Honors B.Sc. Degree in Forensic Science and Chemistry (Combined Specialization)

http://laurentianforensicscience.ca

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