Forensic Investigation (Master of Applied Science, M.A.S.)
|LAW 500||Basic Forensic Pathology and Death Investigation||3|
|LAW 505||Research Methods in Criminal Justice||3|
|LAW 520||Quantitative Analysis in Criminal Justice||3|
|LAW 600||Criminal Law, Evidence and Legal Procedures||3|
|Select twenty-four credit hours from the following: 1||24|
|Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in Violent Crimes|
|Forensic Anthropology for Law Enforcement|
|Human Remains: Search, Recovery, and Identification|
|Introduction to Computer Forensics|
|Forensic Photography and Crime Scene Investigation|
|Analysis of Biological Evidence|
|Crime Reconstruction and Forensic Case Management|
|Analysis of Physical Evidence|
|Internet Commerce Fraud and Investigation|
|Advanced Research Methods|
|Research and Publication|
Three credit hour special topics courses are also offered at the 500 and 600-level.
- Filing of an approved Application for Graduation.
- Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
- Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
- Completion of at least 18 credit hours in 600-level coursework.
- Satisfactory completion of an oral examination.*
- Satisfactory completion of a written examination.*
*The Executive Director of the Southern Institute of Forensic Science and a committee appointed by Missouri Western State University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies will determine successful completion of these exams.