“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.
Sam Houston State University offers 2 Forensic Science and Technology degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 10 Forensic Science and Technology students graduated with students earning 8 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.
The University of Texas at El Paso offers 1 Forensic Science and Technology degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 27 Forensic Science and Technology students graduated with students earning 27 Bachelor's degrees.
Saint Edward's University offers 1 Forensic Science and Technology degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 11 Forensic Science and Technology students graduated with students earning 11 Bachelor's degrees.
Within driving distance to Houston, Austin, and Dallas, Texas A&M educates over 64,000 students a semester. “Aggieland,” as you’ll come to know it, offers a sprawling Texas campus with educators who work to send “Aggie leaders out into the world prepared to take on the challenges of tomorrow — with ideas, integrity, and an unmatched desire to serve the greater good.” Within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, you’ll find a forensic and investigative sciences program that prepares students for a real-life career in collecting, preserving, processing, and using evidentiary information to solve problems. This program won’t be a glamorized television show, but rather based in science, fact, and integrity. You’ll even take unique classes like “Science of Forensic Entomology,” “Forensic Soil Science,” or “Forensic Implications of Inheritance.”
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX||28 : 1||21,558|
|The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX||33 : 1||25,177|
|St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX||16 : 1||3,513|
|Saint Edward's University Austin, TX||23 : 1||3,976|
|Texas A & M University-College Station College Station, TX||24 : 1||68,726|
|Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX||23 : 1||38,742|
|The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX||20 : 1||51,090|
|Howard Payne University Brownwood, TX||16 : 1||1,035|
|Amarillo College Amarillo, TX||50 : 1||9,739|
|Coastal Bend College Beeville, TX||43 : 1||2,189|