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Program in Forensic Science and Law Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Duquesne University

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 10
    total students
  • $18,162 | $18,162
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Forensic Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied Not Reported
    • Accepted Not Reported
    • Acceptance Rate Not Reported
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesSAT or ACT, 1 recommendation form; minimum total QPA of 3.0, 2.5 in math and science
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$18,162
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,162
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,728.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students10
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students10
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian90%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage24%
    • Part-time Percentage76%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExtraction protocols, mass spectrometry, synthetic fiber analysis, synthetic polymer characterization, trace analysis, amplification of DNA, methods for labeling DNA, construction of a genetic profile, experiential exploration of mitochondrial DNA, the Y-chromosome, and amelogenin
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$115,510

Location & Contact

Program in Forensic Science and Law

Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Duquesne University

600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0001
United States

Dr. Federick Fochtman

Director

Phone: 412-396-6373
Fax: 412-396-1402
Email: fochtman@duq.edu

Valerie Lijewski

Academic Advisor

Phone: 412-396-1084
Fax: 412-396-1402
Email: lijewski@duq.edu



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