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forensic science
  • Forensic science methods and their handling in court proceedings have changed dramatically in recent years
  • Expertise and experience in both law and forensic science makes a candidate attractive for many careers
  • Legal professionals benefit from an understanding of forensic scienc and evidence

Admission Requirements:
Application to both College of Law (http://www.law.syr.edu/) and the Graduate School for the MS in Forensic Science is required. The student must complete one year in the College of Law before starting MS courses.  A student in the College of Law may submit an internal application to the MS program.  This application must be accompanied by a personal statement, updated resume, a current letter of recommendation, and a copy of the College of Law application file, obtained from the Office of Student Life

Getting Started

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• Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply online for Fall, Spring, or Summer admission.

• Call our office at 315-443-0360 or e-mail us at forensics@syr.edu.  Office Hours; Monday & Tuesday 9:00am-3:30 pm Thursday 9:00 am-4:00 pm

• For curriculum and program questions, contact Michael Sponsler, Director of Curricular programs, FNSSI: sponsler@syr.edu or 315-443-4880.

• For application and process information, contact FNSSI: forensics@syr.edu or 315-443-0360 (phone) or 315-443-4070 (fax).

• Have questions? Click here to get answers from FNSSI. The Faculty, Graduate Students, Research Scientists, and Staff are here to answer any questions you might have.