Huntsville, TX
location
Public
type
Small
setting
96%
4%
student ratio
27
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 31
fall application deadline
100%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Forensic Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 16
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 9
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 100
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 31st December 31st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, personal essay
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students27
    • Female Percentage96%
    • Male Percentage4%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students27
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American15%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%

Location & Contact

Department of Forensic Science

College of Criminal Justice
Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX 77341
United States

Dr. Sarah Kerrigan

Chair

Phone: 936-294-4370
Fax: 936-294-4905
Email: sarah.kerrigan@shsu.edu

Ms. Doris Powell-Pratt

Graduate Advising Coordinator

Phone: 936-294-3637
Fax: 936-294-4055
Email: icc_dcp@shsu.edu


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