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.
- Fall admission: July 1
- Spring admission: October 1
- 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
- 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
- Applicants are notified of eligibility status within six weeks after the deadline.
- Any admission offer requires signed acceptance within 14 days.
For questions about the application process, please contact the School of Forensic Sciences.
Sarah Vizza, Program Coordinator