M.S. - Criminal Justice - Forensic Science Concentration
The Forensic Science option offers broad exposure to: drug analysis, DNA analysis, trace evidence, criminalistics and legal issues. A strong emphasis on lab courses provides students with significant laboratory work prior to graduation. Required lab courses are taught at the Virginia Division of Forensic Science Lab. The Forensic Science option requires 36 credit hours of course work including 21 credit hours from core courses and 15 credit hours from approved electives.