Forensic Science (MFS)

Forensic Science (MFS)

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: August 1, December 3, April 15
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$100
Intakes: September, January, May
International tuition: CA$22,599
Domestic tuition: CA$9,500

Program overview

Conduct world-class research with the benefit of a new state-of-the-art forensic teaching laboratory, and crime scene apartment.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
In order to be considered for admission, the applicant must present with an undergraduate Forensic Science degree accredited by the Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) with a 75% (Min. 6.5) overall avearage in their last 2 years of study. Application Process Attention! All documents must be uploaded via MyLaurentian Step 1. Contact the Graduate Coordinator or individual faculty member about the possibility of becoming a student. Step 2. Submit the online application on the website Documents: Three Reference Forms Statement of Interest; what strengths you bring to the program, and what you expect from the program. Curriculum Vitae and/or Resume Official Academic Transcript(s) from all post secondary studies Step 3. Once the Admissions Office receives all information and the application is deemed complete, the application will be forwarded to the department. An Admissions Committee meets to review the applications. Step 4. The Admissions Committee will review all applications on file and make a decision regarding the suitability of each applicant. Step 5: If approved for admission, the Office of Admissions will send the student an Offer of Admission via MyLaurentian.

Career opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to: 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.

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