Forensic Sciences Option in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biotechnology Application Process

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

  • Cumulative and science/math GPA of 2.70 or higher in all work attempted
  • Grade of "C" or better in all science and mathematics classes
  • 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/her junior year.

Once accepted into the program, students must submit a Graduate Application in the last semester of their undergraduate education. This must be accomplished prior to September 15 for a spring graduate start date and prior to February 15 for a fall graduate start date.