Loyola University Maryland

Department of Forensic Science

Graduate Programs in Forensic Science

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Master of Science in Forensic Pattern Analysis

Graduate ready and prepared to make a difference. Loyola University Maryland’s Master of Science in Forensic Pattern Analysis prepares students for entry into the in–demand—and growing—field of forensic science as latent print examiners, firearms/toolmarks examiners, crime scene investigators, and numerous related fields.

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Master of Science in Biological Forensics

The Master of Science degree in Biological Forensics is distinctive in name and in the training offered, yet complementary to forensic pattern analysis. The degree can be completed in two years or students may pursue the program as part time students. The curricular path provides training in forensic entomology, forensic microbiology, forensic anthropology, biological forensics, veterinary and wildlife forensics, death investigation, DNA analysis, and fingerprints.

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We hope that you will explore our program. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a campus visit, please do not hesitate to contact our admissions staff at graduate@loyola.edu.
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Women in STEM at Loyola University

Women in STEM find a strong support system at Loyola—from female faculty leaders and fellow students to mentorship, clubs, and initiatives aimed at preparing women and minorities for STEM careers