Chaminade University Summer Institutes 2013: Detection and Recovery of Human Remains
June 10-14, 2013
In the pursuit of justice, evidence is everything. Learn and practice techniques for recognition and interpretation of bio-environmental evidence, as well as search techniques used in detetion and recovery of scattered skeletal materials and location of clandestine graves.
For more information and to apply please visit: www.chaminade.edu/grad/si/forensics.php
The study of Forensic Sciences at Chaminade allows our students an opportunity to become part of a unique community of scientists who serve the aims of justice.
Chaminade offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. In addition, Chaminade offers additional training through the Chaminade Summer Institutes.
The Chaminade Forensics Sciences programs immerse students in the latest technological and scientific advances in the field of criminal investigation. In addition, our Forensic Sciences programs deliver instruction in criminal law and hands-on, practical experiences in the field.
The Masters of Science in Forensic Sciences is designed to provide students with the background required for employment in the forensic sciences or for future graduate study. The program serves working professionals in the field as well as recent graduates from baccalaureate programs. It features rigorous graduate course work combined with independent research.
To be admitted into the MSFS program, students will need to submit the following:
Applicants are admitted to the program twice each year. Application materials are due July 1 for acceptance into the Fall term (August - December), and November 15 to be considered for Spring term (January - May).
The Masters of Science in Forensic Sciences requires a minimum of 37 credit hours past the B.S. Degree in courses numbered 500 and above, including 2 credit hours of Seminar (FS 790).
In addition to formal course work, the student is expected to complete an independent research project under the supervision of an advisory group. Each student must submit their project and defend it in a public forum.