Our students receive a strong criminalistics education rooted in science. We offer a unique, hands-on experience that prepares students for forensic careers working in crime laboratories or at crime scenes.
The Master's program provides a foundation in criminalistics while allowing students to individualize their educational experience with research and advanced hands-on training in crime laboratory and crime scene techniques.
We are a nationally recognized program. Our world class faculty, hands-on approach, and strong foundation in science prepare students to become leaders in the forensic community. Find out if Penn State Forensic Science is the right fit for you.
Work with respected researchers who are experts in their field. Engage in hands-on research in laboratory settings that can influence your education and career.
Learn about the diverse research interests of our researchers and discover why our program is the right choice for your graduate student education.