Undergraduate Program

A degree in forensic science from a FEPAC-accredited program like ours can open the door for a number of opportunities after graduation.

Each undergraduate has the opportunity to select a faculty mentor based on interest area and expertise who will help them reach their goals. Find more in-depth details on our undergraduate offerings below.


B.S. in Forensic Science

Our FEPAC-accredited bachelor's degree in forensic science is a unique program that recognizes that a solid science background, followed by strengthening of that earned knowledge through hands-on experience, are the keys to a successful forensic science career. Concentrations are available in forensic biology, forensic chemistry and physical evidence.

Accelerated B.S. and M.S.

This degree program allows academically talented students to earn both the B.S. and M.S. in forensic science in a minimum of five and a half years.


Explore the courses you will take as an undergraduate student in the Department of Forensic Science.

Real-World Learning

Practical, real-world work experience in forensic laboratories is the key to success in careers in forensic science.


Explore scholarships offered to students through the College of Humanities and Sciences and elsewhere.

Study in Our New STEM Building

The College of Humanities and Sciences opened a new, 169,000-square-foot STEM building in spring 2023 where the Department of Forensic Science has laboratory and classroom space. A crime scene classroom and laboratory and an anthropology/forensics laboratory are located on the third floor. The fifth floor houses the forensic microscopy/firearms analysis/latent prints classroom and lab.

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the college of humanities and sciences stem building on the v.c.u. campus