Forensic Science (B.S.)

Residential Program

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The forensic science degree provides students with cross-disciplinary training in chemistry, biology, and criminal justice. Graduates have the opportunity to begin careers with the Virginia Department of Forensic Science, the medical examiner's office, local police departments, the Department of Health, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institute of Health, and many more.

Program of Study

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Career Opportunities

  • Criminal Investigator
  • Criminalist
  • DNA Analyst
  • Environmental Protection Specialist
  • Forensic Chemist/Toxicologist
  • Forensic Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Forensic Scientist