Duquesne University / Program in Forensic Science and Law is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Master of Science (MS)
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
Entrance Exam SAT or ACT
Comp Exam Required
Application Fee - Domestic
Electronic applications accepted?
Applications processed on a rolling basis?
Master's Degree Exam
SAT or ACT
Master's Degree Requirements
Recommendation form; minimum total QPA of 3.0, 2.5 in math and science
Tuition & Fees
Application deadlines for financial awards
Types of financial support available
Scholarship and/or loans
Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Black or African American
White or Caucasian
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 15
Focus of faculty research:
Extraction protocols, mass spectrometry, synthetic fiber analysis, synthetic polymer characterization, trace analysis, amplification of DNA, methods for labeling DNA, construction of a genetic profile, experiential exploration of mitochondrial DNA, the Y-chromosome, amelogenin
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
Location & Contact
600 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0001 United States
Dr. Federick W. Fochtman Director Email: email@example.com Phone: 412-396-6373