College of Arts and Sciences

Pre-Forensic Science

Pre-Professional Programs Leading to an M.S. in Forensic Science

If your career plans include the field of forensic science, Arcadia offers two options for undergraduates who plan to pursue the Master of Science in Forensic Science (M.S.F.S).

  • 4+2 Program
  • 3+2 Accelerated Degree Program

Students who successfully complete the pre-requisites may qualify for assured admission into Arcadia's master's degree program in Forensic Science. The Arcadia University program is one of only 11 graduate forensic science programs in the nation accredited by the Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation Commission (FEPAC).

The M.S.F.S. degree is offered by Arcadia University in partnership with the Center for Forensic Science Research & Education and in collaboration with NMS Labs, one of the nation’s premier ASCLD-LAB and ISO 17025 accredited forensic science laboratories. This alliance provides a source of adjunct instructors, a forensic library, invaluable links to the forensic science community and guaranteed internships with some of the nation’s premier forensic scientists. State-of-the-art laboratory equipment and facilities are provided in nearby Willow Grove, Pa.