27
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Sam Houston State University / Department of Forensic Science is located in Huntsville, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
100%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, personal essay
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American 14.81%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.7%

Gender

Male (3%)
Female (96%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (0)
Male (2)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address Huntsville, TX  77341
United States
Contact Dr. Sarah Kerrigan
Chair
Email: sarah.kerrigan@shsu.edu
Phone: 936-294-4370
Fax: 936-294-4905