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Offered to students with an undergraduate degree, master’s degree programs are available both remotely and in many countries around the world. Depending on the institution, a master’s degree may require an internship or thesis during the student’s last year or academic term.

What is a Master in Forensic Science and what are the typical learning outcomes of it? Forensic science involves the study of advanced topics in criminology, environmental forensics, toxicology, drug chemistry, and other related areas.  These programs most often combine practical laboratory experience with theoretical science, providing a rich background in chemistry, biology, and environmental studies as they relate to this exciting field. Specializations offered alongside this degree include serology, forensic pharmacology, forensic toxicology, and digital forensics.

Forensic science graduates usually improve their attention to detail and develop the ability to analyze a wide variety of materials and produce concrete information. They can also gain the expertise needed to testify in courts of law. These assets position graduates as forerunners in forensic science and can enable them to develop long, successful careers.

No two programs have the same curriculum or fee schedule. Among other things, a student should research the time and budget requirements of a program to ensure it meets his or her goals.

Forensics is an exciting field and expertise within it can open the pathway to many industries. Although most prominently known to work in conjunction with law enforcement, forensic scientists are also vital pillars in the fields of genetics, clinical laboratories, and education. Graduates may find work as toxicologists, analytical chemists, laboratory technicians, and of course, as forensic scientists. This degree may also be used to supplement the qualifications for higher education careers and other work within criminal law.

Completing a Master in Forensic Science can take one to four years and may involve local university classes or online courses. 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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5 Results in Forensic Science

Grupo Tiradentes

The coroner is a technical-scientific activity that produces technical evidence through forensic examinations necessary for elucidating crimes provided for in the Crimina ... [+]

Differentials Course

The coroner is a technical-scientific activity that produces technical evidence through forensic examinations necessary for elucidating crimes provided for in the Criminal Procedure Code. The expert activity is based on the following forensic sciences: chemistry, biology, genetics, geology, accounting, engineering, physics, computer science, medicine, toxicology, dentistry, copy documents, among others, which are constantly evolving. The postgraduate degree in Criminal Expertise and Forensic Sciences University Center Tiradentes (UNIT-AL) in partnership with Expertise Officer Alagoas (Poal) is a unique project, which came to cover a gap for those looking for training and updating the various areas of forensic science in the state of Alagoas. This is an innovative, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary model, covering topics and practices inherent in forensic sciences, never addressed in our state. It is different to be face with a high burden of practical activities, highly gabaritado faculty, formed by official experts masters and doctors from all over Brazil, with professional and research activities aimed at their forensic areas. With the best infrastructure of Alagoas, the UNIT and poal are able to offer this unprecedented and unique opportunity in Alagoas. Do not miss out!... [-]

Brazil Aracaju
March 2019
Full-time
374 hours
Campus
Grupo Tiradentes

The specialization course in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at the University Center Tiradentes (UNIT-AL) in partnership with Superior Law School (ESA - OAB / AL) pr ... [+]

Differentials Course

The specialization course Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Tiradentes University Centre (UNIT-AL) in partnership with Superior Law School (ESA - OAB / AL) proposes a multidisciplinary graduate, theoretical and practical, aimed at updating and the formation of a professional able to act in the areas of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. This is an innovative project as it covers issues and practices inherent to the various legal professions. The approach used in the course goes on to consider the professional needs of lawyers and new challenges in the training of a law degree.

Goals

General: theoretically qualify the legal practitioners, as well as other human and social areas, through an interdisciplinary analysis of biopsychosocial variables that are part of the phenomenon of violence in today's complex society, but also of the flaws in the control institutions. Moreover, the course aims in particular at improving the practical and professional training, enabling a more efficient and responsible exercise in legal and social activities. ... [-]

Brazil Aracaju
March 2019
Full-time
374 hours
Campus
INISEG Instituto Internacional de Estudios en Seguridad Global

The master's degree in Forensic Criminalistics is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate ... [+]

Presentation

The master's degree in Forensic Criminalistics is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna plan and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

This master's degree aims to prepare and title anyone who wants to delve into the world of criminalistics, especially those who seek to obtain an official degree that gives access to the doctorate and that allows you to develop your profession as a private expert, issuing and defending the courts those reports that request them on the matter.

This master's degree in forensic criminalistics, extensive professional opportunities, training for the free exercise of the function of judicial expert in criminalistics in the judicial proceedings of labor, civil or criminal, as well as to work for others, usually in related companies with the investigation and, in case of being a member of the Security Forces (FCS), in its specialized units of Criminalistics.... [-]

Spain Madrid Zamora
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Online
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

The vertienteforense of Graphoanalysis is the study and application of advanced set of graphological techniques oriented to a scientific interpretation of the identifying ... [+]

In today's society it gives special importance to the knowledge of the realities and potential of people through cultural achievements. Writing is one that carries a higher level of expertise, both in terms of the development of the way the message itself, and therefore responsible for institutions and organizations, as in other specialties in which knowledge and interpretation cultural and personal variables may be familiar with the application of graphology techniques, it is important to analyze this human production.

It must be provided with the knowledge of appropriate techniques and tools in each case graphology, as well as the analysis and scientific interpretation corresponding to each of them.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Technology Troyes - UTT

With Internet use every day, companies become potential prey threats and other malicious code. The Mastère Spécialisé® Expert in Forencis and Cybersecurity meets a strong ... [+]

Masters in Forensic Science. STAND OUT ON THE LABOUR MARKET SAFETY INFORMATION SYSTEMS! With Internet use every day, companies become potential prey threats and other malicious code. The Master Spécialisé® "Expert forensic and cyber security" meets a strong need of companies for which the purely SSI skills are no longer able to ensure optimal safety of various IT infrastructures. With pointed technical skills on information systems, cybersecurity expert collection, identifies, analyzes and interprets the different possible cyber threatsRegardless of the affected devices (computers, mobile phones, connected devices, industrial systems). It defines and implements a security policy of information systems to erad... [-]
France Troyes
September 2019
Full-time
Campus