Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Forensic Science (M.S.)  

Application Deadlines

spring 2023 Fall 2023
Priority Deadline: Nov. 1

Final Deadline: Jan. 7

Early Deadline: April 1

Priority Deadline: June 15

Final Deadline: Aug. 15

Admission Requirements

  • A B.S./B.A. in biological sciences, chemistry or forensic chemistry from a regionally accredited college or university* is required for full admission. Students with a B.S. in a natural science with general chemistry, organic chemistry, general physics, general biology, analytical chemistry, statistics, biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics can be considered for admission.
  • A GPA of 3.00 in previous science course work and an overall GPA of 3.00 are required for full admission. All GPA calculations for admissions are based upon the last 60 credits of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study. Students having a GPA of 2.75-2.99 may be given conditional admission. Full admission will be granted after students achieve a GPA of 3.00 in their first 9 graduate units taken at Towson University.

How to Apply

  • To apply, complete a Graduate Admission application. Read the instructions on how to apply
  • International graduate students may have additional admission and application requirements. See information about how to apply.

*See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.