The Forensic Science Institute provides current students with a one-of-a-kind educational experience. Our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment are accessible to all of our current students, and our faculty provide the real-world instruction needed to learn how to operate all of our forensic science instrumentation.
Additionally, the Forensic Science Institute is here to support our current students through their academic journey. Use this webpage to learn more about your degree program and the campus resources available to you, so you can make the most of your time at UCO.
Our Forensic Investigations degree is a FEPAC accredited degree that is designed to prepare you for a wide array of careers in forensic science. Our large selection of electives empowers you to build a course plan tailored to the area of forensics you want to work in. The Career Guide is a good place to start if you are not sure what majors to pair together.
Our Forensic Chemistry degree is a FEPAC accredited degree that is designed to prepare you for a career in forensic chemistry, toxicology, and pharmacology. Students majoring in Forensic Chemistry often earn a second degree in Chemistry or Chemistry-ACS.
For more information about the courses in our Forensic Chemistry degree contact Dr. Tom Jourdan.
Our Digital Forensics degree is a FEPAC accredited degree that is designed to prepare you for a career as a Digital Forensics expert. Our Digital Forensics degree is designed to prepare you for the newest and fastest-growing field of forensic science. You’ll learn to recover data from digital sources like computers, cell phones, and gaming devices. The courses include opportunities to receive certifications in digital forensic tools like Cellebrite, FTK, and Axiom.
Forensic Molecular Biology
Our Forensic Molecular Biology degree is a FEPAC accredited degree that is designed to prepare you for a career as a Forensic DNA analyst. Our Forensic Molecular Biology degree is designed with a detailed focus on DNA analysis and forensic serology. Students majoring in Forensic Molecular Biology often earn a second degree in a Biology-related field.