16
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Duquesne University / Program in Forensic Science and Law is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam SAT or ACT
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam SAT or ACT
Master's Degree Requirements Recommendation form; minimum total QPA of 3.0, 2.5 in math and science

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (15)
Male (8)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Extraction 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:
50,419

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Federick W. Fochtman
Director
Email: fochtman@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-6373