Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

Forensic Science (M.S.)

Application Deadline

This program has rolling admissions--in order to ensure timely processing we recommend submitting your application by August 1 for fall admission, December 1 for spring admission, and May 1 for summer admission.  While we will continue to accept applications and materials after these dates, we cannot guarantee that your application will be reviewed in time for the start of classes.

Admissions Requirements

  • A B.S./B.A. in biological sciences, chemistry or forensic chemistry is required for full admission. Students with a B.S. in a natural science with general chemistry, organic chemistry, general physics, general biology, analytical chemistry, statistics, biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics can be considered for admission.
  • A GPA of 3.00 in previous science course work and an overall GPA of 3.00 are required for full admission. All GPA calculations for admissions are based upon the last 60 credits of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study. Students having a GPA of 2.75-2.99 may be given conditional admission. Full admission will be granted after students achieve a GPA of 3.00 in their first 9 graduate units taken at Towson University.

Send the following materials to the Graduate School Office, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson MD 21252:

  • General application form, application fee and official transcripts.







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