Orange Alert

Skip to main content
Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

M.S. in Forensic Science

Key Benefits of Our Program

  • Optimal training opportunities and direct interaction with practitioners in the field
  • Faculty mentor, teach, and advise students, paying close attention to their development
  • Flexible programs enable students to tailor courses to their individual needs and goals.
  • Experiential training opportunities in world-class facilities, such as LGS Bell Labs Innovations, Brookhaven National Laboratory, the New York State Police Crime Laboratory System, and The Wallie Howard Jr. Center for Forensic Sciences (Onondaga County, New York)
  • Gateway courses in "Research and Career Resources" and "Quality Assurance and Ethics"

Career Paths

Graduates may obtain positions in the following settings:

  • Crime and forensic laboratories
  • Private research companies
  • Security and insurance companies
  • Federal agencies (e.g., F.B.I.)
  • Academic research centers
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Paralegals
  • Court psychologists
  • Forensic microscopists
  • Medicolegal death investigators