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Forensic Science

Forensic Science

Analyzing evidence at a crime scene such as fingerprints, blood, semen and other typical items, is the job of a forensic scientist. It is crucial that the justice system be able to confirm the relevance of that evidence to the suspect's innocence or guilt in the court of law. Forensic scientists are an important factor in determining innocence or guilt when presenting evidence and testifying to their conclusions in court.

Not only does the forensic scientist analyze and collect data from the scene of the crime, it is also their responsibility to reconstruct bones and crime scenes to create a better understanding of the events and chronology of the crime scene.

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Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigations (Hybrid)
  • Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigations

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  • Master of Science in Digital Forensic Science
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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation

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  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Forensic Psychology

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  • Criminal Justice Administration, Bachelor Degree

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  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Master of Science in Criminology
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Locations: Clovis
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Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York.  The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science.  All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields.

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Other responsibilities may include the preservation of evidence, submission of written reports, courtroom testimony, and sharing their findings with attorney and law officials during the deposition and discovery process.

Even entry-level jobs as a forensic scientist may require the candidate to have a four-year degree in biology, chemistry, genetics, or similar field. Study in criminal justice and law would also enhance the candidate's application. Forensic scientists employed by the government usually work a standard forty-hour week, although an increase in cases and deadlines can occasionally require overtime.