Forensic Sciences Option in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or Chemistry Application Process

Students apply for admission into the BS/MS program during their junior year. Applications are available on September 1 and February 1. Admission to this program is based upon the following criteria:

  • Cumulative and science/math GPA of 3.0 or higher in all course work attempted
  • Grade of "C" or better in all science and mathematics courses
  • Completion of at least 60 credit hours and enrollment in a minimum of an additional 15 credit hours
  • Completion of FSCI 101
  • Completion of Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 211 and 211L) and enrollment in a minimum of one 300 or 400 level science course
  • Submission of a completed MSFS BS/MS Program Application, including three letters of recommendation, prior to October 1 and March 1

Once accepted into the program, the undergraduate student may take up to 18 graduate credits beginning in the spring of his or her junior year.

Students, once accepted into the program, must submit a Graduate Application in the last semester of their undergraduate education. Application must be made prior to September 15 for a planned January start date and prior to February 15 for a planned August start date.