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Master of Art Programs in Forensic Science

Master of Arts degrees are the next level of study after attaining a bachelor’s degree. Most programs will take a minimum of two years to finish, while others may require as many as three years to complete. Admissions requirements will vary from school to school. Some will ask the question, “What is an MA in Forensic Science?” A Master of Arts in Forensic Science aims to prepare… Read more

Master of Arts degrees are the next level of study after attaining a bachelor’s degree. Most programs will take a minimum of two years to finish, while others may require as many as three years to complete. Admissions requirements will vary from school to school.

Some will ask the question, “What is an MA in Forensic Science?” A Master of Arts in Forensic Science aims to prepare students in specialized areas of criminal investigation. Courses are offered in subjects such as entomology, DNA evidence, anthropology and forensic chemistry. The curriculum for this field of study may also include areas such as forensic accounting, forensic computer science investigation and forensic fire/arson investigation. Courses may be offered online as well as on-site.

Those interested in pursuing an MA in Forensic Science will find several benefits. Advanced education in a specialized area could make graduates more attractive to potential employers, could provide opportunities for higher level positions, and could increase income potential.

The cost of pursuing a postgraduate degree will vary from school to school and program to program. Tuition rates can be affected by the location of the facility, the type of curriculum, and any additional materials or supplies that may be required. Because of these factors, it is recommended that students research individual schools and programs to find the best fit for them.

Career opportunities abound in the field of criminal investigation. A Master of Arts in Forensic Science could place you in a laboratory working as a toxicologist, ballistics expert, blood spatter analyst, pathologist or DNA expert, though you might just as easily end up behind a desk as a polygraph examiner or forensic document examiner. Graduates might even find themselves in the field working as crime scene investigators, coroners or forensic anthropologists. The possibilities go on and on.

You should research and consider a variety of worldwide institutions to find the college or university that offers the right curriculum for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Universidad Ana G. Méndez – Campus Florida
Miami Lakes, USA +2 More

The curriculum is interdisciplinary, focusing on the analysis of administrative processes, decision-making and the organization of public and private institutions at the local ... +

The curriculum is interdisciplinary, focusing on the analysis of administrative processes, decision-making and the organization of public and private institutions at the local, national and international levels. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Spanish
Campus
 

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