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M.S. in Forensic Sciences Non-Thesis Admissions

Below you will find admission requirements for the following non-thesis master's programs:

  • M.S. in Forensic Sciences - Arson, Explosives, Firearms and Toolmarks Investigation
  • M.S. in Forensic Sciences - Forensic Administration
  • M.S. in Forensic Sciences - Forensic Investigative Sciences

How to Apply

Applications are submitted online via the OSU Graduate College. Applications are considered year-round on a space-available basis.  For questions regarding the application process, please contact us at 918-561-1145.

 

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Admission Deadlines

  • Fall admission: July 1
  • Spring admission: October 1

Admission Requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Completed bachelor’s degree
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Job-related experience
  • Submission of verification of forensic-related employment form by employer
  • Three letters of recommendation preferably from professors and/or supervisors familiar with your academic ability, work ethic and skills
  • Statement of purpose describing your personal career goals and how the master’s degree will support those goals, a brief description of experience or qualifications in support of the application and the specific track you want to pursue.
  • Skills, equipment and access for online course participation includes the capacity for independent learning, proficiency in Windows, Internet, e-mail and basic applications; multimedia computer and high-speed Internet access are necessary.
  • Applicants graduating from schools outside the U.S. are required to submit transcripts that have been evaluated to U.S. standards
  • $50.00 application fee

International Applicants

  • Submit TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) scores
    • TOEFL minimum scores 600 (paper with 5 on TWE) or 100 (Internet with 20 on written portion)
    • IELTS minimum score of 7.0
  • Applicants graduating from schools outside the United States are required to submit transcripts that have been evaluated to U.S. standards
  • $75.00 application fee

Notification

  • Applicants are notified of eligibility status within six weeks after the deadline.
  • Any admission offer requires signed acceptance within 14 days.

Contact

For questions about the application process, please contact the School of Forensic Sciences.

Sarah Vizza, Program Coordinator
918-561-1108
forensic@okstate.edu

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