“Physical evidence can not be intimidated. It does not forget. It sits there and waits to be detected, preserved, evaluated, and explained.” —Herbert Leon Macdonell
You like to get facts straight — even if they present themselves wrapped around a bloodied knife or spliced between the wheels of a tire. You will do whatever it takes to learn the truth. And as a forensic science and technology major, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to identify hard evidence, interpret its significance, and apply it to criminal and civil investigations and litigations for the integrity of justice and a safe, prosperous society.
University of Maryland Global Campus offers 2 Forensic Science and Technology degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 87 Forensic Science and Technology students graduated with students earning 87 Bachelor's degrees.
Study at the 15th largest private institution in America among 26,000 others, and gain an education rooted in research. Drexel University has three Philadelphia campuses and other regional satellite locations, as well as international research partnerships with China and Israel. Drexel graduates boast a 96% success rate with landing jobs or with enrollment in graduate programs. And chances are, if you do well within your undergraduate degree, you’ll be successful in enrolling in Drexel University’s Forensic Science program. This two-year program will provide you with a solid foundation in forensic sciences, while pushing you to grow into a leadership role in new and emerging applications in the field. You’ll gain exposure to law, comparative science, professional courtroom testimony, research, quality control and quality assurance, ethics, and crime scene investigation techniques. All your professors will be working professionals employed in the fields they teach, and they’ll provide you with a hands-on, practical education you can easily apply to a career upon graduation.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|La Salle University Philadelphia, PA||23 : 1||4,933|
|University of Maryland Global Campus Adelphi, MD||279 : 1||58,281|
|Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, PA||24 : 1||1,600|
|Drexel University Philadelphia, PA||22 : 1||24,205|
|Arcadia University Glenside, PA||20 : 1||3,463|
|Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Philadelphia, PA||2,943|