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

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

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
18
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees 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 $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian100%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage28%
    • Part-time Percentage72%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%

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, amelogenin
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$51,667

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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