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Find it! Forensic Science Colleges

By Peterson's Staff updated on Monday, January 28, 2013

Forensic science has increased in popularity in recent years , as it has been highlighted in television shows, movies, and books. The good news is that forensics is a growing employment field as well, and forensic scientist jobs are on the rise. Earning your degree and gaining experience in the field will prepare you for many different careers, including criminology, law enforcement, computer forensics, and security administration.


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Earning your forensic science degree is the first step on the path toward a variety of careers. You can earn an associate degree or a bachelor's degree, or even pursue an advanced graduate degree such as a master's or doctorate.

When choosing the forensic science university that is the best fit for you, you'll want to keep a range of factors in mind. Consider the quality of the curriculum and academics. Make sure that the forensic science courses and programs offered match your specific interests. Inquire about the expertise of the faculty members and explore the other opportunities available, such as internships, volunteering, clubs, and professional organizations.

Availability of financial aid, location, housing, and campus social life will likely also be factors in your decision. The important thing to remember when choosing a forensic science program is to pursue the option that is the best all-around match for you.

To get started on your search for a forensic science degree, check out our list of related colleges or use the keyword search below:

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