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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Contact Us

We hope that you will explore our program. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Graduate Admissions

Theresa Allen
Director of Program Operations
Forensic Science Graduate Programs

Dr. Carlucci

Marianna Carlucci, Ph.D.

This psychology professor challenges her students to be agents of change in their communities

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Forensic Studies major

Demand for professionals with forensic training has never been greater, and Loyola’s Forensic Studies program is unique in that it encompasses 16 departments of academic focus—the most of any program in the country.