Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Forensic Science (M.S.)  

Application Deadlines

spring Fall
Priority Deadline: Nov. 1

Final Deadline: Jan. 7

Early Deadline: April 1

Priority Deadline: June 15

Final Deadline: Aug. 15

Admission Criteria

  • No GRE scores are required. 
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in biological sciences, chemistry or forensic chemistry is required for full admission. A baccalaureate degree 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 minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (on a 4-point scale) is required for full admission to the program, and 2.75 is required for conditional admission. GPA calculations may be based upon the cumulative units or the last 60 units of the degree. See graduate admission policies for more information. 

Application Requirements

Submit an online application, application fee and official transcripts.

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

U.S. Immigration requires F1 and J1 students to be enrolled full-time with the majority of their classes taken in-person and on campus. For a list of TU programs that comply as well as information on required credential evaluations and English-language proficiency, please see admission requirements for international students.