Forensic Science 2018-01-27T15:47:39+00:00

Forensic Science

The course of study is designed for professionals whose work intersects with the law and the judiciary, especially as consultants, evaluators, investigators, expert witness and for fact witnesses. Candidates will be admitted to one of ten tracks, which will be tailored to their professional goals.

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Doctor of Applied Science (DAS) Degree Requirements

  • A relevant master’s degree.
  • Documented pertinent professional experience.
  • 93 credits*, which include the following:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • 66 post-baccalaureate graduate credits* on-line with IUGS or in transfer, prior to, or after admission.
  • Research and Design, I, II. (6 credits)**
  • The eight-day Graduate Seminar at the ten-day Residency (3 credits).
  • A Dissertation and Oral Defense. (18 Credits)

Doctor of Education (EdD)

  • 66 post-baccalaureate graduate credits* on-line with IUGS or in transfer, prior t o, or after admission.
  • Research and Design I & II. (6 credits)**
  • The eight-day Graduate Seminar at the ten-day Residency (3 credits).
  • A Project and Oral Examination. (12 Credits)

*All relevant graduate credit, including those credits from graduate degrees, as well as approved graduate level, continuing education, certification and licensing coursework.

** Distance Learning.


Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MSc) Degree Requirements

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Documented pertinent professional experience.
  • 45 credits*, which include the following:

Master of Arts (MA)

  • 27 post-baccalaureate credits* on-line with IUGS or in transfer, prior to, or after admission.
  • Research and Design I. (3 credits)**
  • The eight-day Graduate Seminar at the ten-day Residency (3 credits).
  • A Thesis and Oral Defense. (9 Credits)

Master of Science (MSc)

  • 27 post-baccalaureate credits* graduate credits on-line wiht IUGS or in transfer, prior to, or after admission.
  • Research and Design I. (3 credits)**
  • The eight-day Graduate Seminar at the ten-day Residency (3 credits).
  • A Project and Oral Examination. (9 Credits)

*All relevant graduate credit, including those credits from graduate degrees, as well as approved graduate-level, continuing-education, certification and licensing coursework.

** Distance Learning.

 


What are the costs?

ALL TUITION AND FEES ARE PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS

Application Fee $250 (non-refundable)

Doctoral Degrees

Tuition (Includes advisement, library fees, the Graduate Seminar, workshops, Research and Design I & II, the external and internal reviews of the project or the dissertation, the oral project examination or the oral dissertation defence and the printing and binding of the project or the dissertation.)1 $20,000
*Mentor Fee (PhD candidates are required to hire a mentor. For non-PhD candidates a mentor is suggested but is not required). The typical mentor fee is $1,500 but is negotiated between the candidate and the mentor. *$1,500
Travel, food and lodging (Estimate) $2,000
Total Cost without mentor $22,000
Total Cost  with mentor $23,500

Master’s Degrees

Tuition (Includes advisement, library fees, the Graduate Seminar, workshops, Research and Design I, the exam and the review of the project, the oral project examination or the oral thesis defence and the printing and binding of the project or the thesis.)1 $13,000
*Mentor Fee (Master’s thesis candidates are required to hire a mentor. For master’s non-thesis candidates a mentor is suggested but is not required). The typical mentor fee for master’s candidates is $1,000 but is negotiated between the candidate and the mentor. *$1,000
Travel, food and lodging (Estimate) $2,000
Total Cost without mentor $15,000
Total Cost  with mentor $16,000

1 Total Cost does not include the cost for the evaluation of continuing education course content or for the testing of unevaluated continuing education coursework submitted for transfer, or online courses offered by the University.

Graded (evaluated) $200 per credit
Ungraded (unevaluated) $300 per credit
Independent study and online courses (if needed) $450 per credit

 


Meet the Dean – Dr. William Martin Sloane

William Martin Sloane, BA, MA, MAR, MBA, DBA, EdD, JD, LLM (Labor), PhD

Pro-Chancellor of the University
Dean, Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics
Head of Department of Christian Counselling & Spiritual Direction
Head of Department of Forensic Science

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