Forensic Science

Forensic Science

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 1, October 1, February 1
Application fee: CA$100
Full-time
Intakes: September, January, May
International tuition: CA$25,747
Domestic tuition: CA$7,684

Program overview

Gain a solid scientific education and demonstrate how scientific data is generated, analyzed, and interpreted as well as learn to recognize the limitations of scientific testing in order to interpret scientific data in an unbiased fashion. The university offers a curriculum that has been accredited by the Forensic Education Program Accreditation Commission (FEPAC). Employers of forensic labs now look for job candidates who have come out of FEPAC accredited programs prior to looking at other candidates. This gives our students a competitive advantage over other students. The core science curriculum in the Laurentian University forensic science programs is complemented by comprehensive coursework in law and ethics, as they pertain to the forensic scientist.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

International students: Senior level English, math, biology and chemistry Official Academic Transcript(s) from previous studies Conditional Admissions may be considered for those missing requirements. International Baccalaureate minimum score of 28 fulfilled the diploma requirements (six subjects, minimum three at the higher level) International Baccalaureate transcript to the Office of Admissions for evaluation Senior level English, math, biology and chemistry

Career opportunities

Forensic identification officer, forensic pathologist, forensic anthropologist, DNA scientist, police officer, forensic chemist, forensic odontologist, forensic psychologist, forensic scientist, laboratory technologist, forensic nursing, teacher, graduate studies, medicine, law. Students interested in careers in forensic science should have a solid science background. Applicants for forensic science jobs are typically subjected to a criminal background check that is similar to that which law enforcement officers undergo as a condition of employment