Why Forensic Science?
Employers recognize VCU’s forensic science program as a leading producer of highly skilled laboratory professionals.
With a degree in forensic science, you'll have a host of marketable technology-oriented, analytical laboratory skills that make you competitive on the national job market. You will be prepared for a versatile cross section of laboratory-based applied science careers including those in local, state and federal government laboratories, as well as those in private forensic laboratories, military/defense agencies, the intelligence community, human rights organizations, pharmaceutics and other private industries.
Sept. 1, 2023
The College of Humanities and Sciences’ building dedicated to STEM will serve more than 10,000 students in up to 70 courses each semester.
Aug. 25, 2023
Emanuele Alves, Ph.D., is developing a device that could offer results within minutes and reduce false positives.
Forensic Science Spotlight
Study in our new STEM building
This spring we are are opening a 168,000-square-foot facility that features a variety of unique learning environments for forensic science students.