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The undergraduate certificate program in Forensic Science at the University of North Texas offers a strong curriculum based on natural science degrees (in Chemistry, Biology, or Biochemistry) that have been in place for over 50 years. The Forensic Science curriculum ensures that each student:
The Forensic Science program strives to:
The forensic science course work includes Biomedical Criminalistics, Forensic Microscopy, and Instrumental Analysis, among other forensics-oriented courses. You must also successfully complete the Forensic Science Assessment Test.
Our faculty include nationally and internationally recognized experts in forensic analytical chemistry, forensic anthropology, and forensic biochemistry, all of whom have had real-world experience in the forensics field.
Forensic scientists work in crime laboratories as forensic chemists and biologists. Their jobs may include the following responsibilities:
Other specialized forensic science careers outside the crime laboratory include: