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Overview for Forensic Science and Technology

A program that focuses on the application of the physical, biomedical, and social sciences to the analysis and evaluation of physical evidence, human testimony and criminal suspects. Includes instruction in forensic medicine, forensic dentistry, anthropology, psychology, pathology, forensic laboratory technology, crime scene analysis, fingerprint technology, document analysis, pattern analysis, examination procedures, applicable law and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Careers for Forensic Science and Technology Majors

A major in Forensic Science and Technology is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Forensic Science and Technology

Top 2 Massachusetts Colleges with the highest percentage of Forensic Science and Technology among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Bay Path College
Longmeadow, MA
 14
(5.3%)
Moderately Selective$24,530 
Mount Ida College
Newton, MA
 1
(0.6%)
Moderately Selective$23,335 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.