Forensic Biology

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Life Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science

Program Length

2 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Prerequisites

BS | See more
 

Contact Information

Leadership

Name: Kevin Legg, PhD
Position: Program Director, Forensic Biology Program

Program Information

Name: Alexandra Whitman
Position: Program Coordinator

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Admissions Information

To apply, submit an application along with a fee of $50 to Jefferson.

After submitting the application, you will receive instructions on how to submit your supporting application materials listed below through your online MyJefferson account. If you prefer, you may also mail your materials to:

Thomas Jefferson University
Graduate Application Document Processing
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

You will receive a MyJefferson identification number via email once you submit your application for admission. Be sure to include your name and MyJefferson ID on all documents that you mail to Jefferson.

Supporting Materials

Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to enroll@jefferson.edu or mailed to the address above.

Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.

Letters of Recommendation: Submit three letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.

Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

Additional Requirements for International Coursework

Students who have taken coursework outside of the United States should submit a course-by-course academic credential evaluation from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member credentialing organization. Applicants who do not have a NACES evaluation are required to submit official transcripts, along with an official English translation, to Jefferson for review. Thomas Jefferson University reserves the right to outsource student academic credentials to our NACES member partner for evaluation.

Application Deadlines

To be considered complete and eligible for review, all supporting materials must be received by the deadline.

Fall Priority Application Deadline: March 1
Fall Application Deadline: August 1

Questions

Contact us for more information about this program, how to apply for admission, and your application status.

Admissions
Phone: 215-951-2800
Email: enroll@jefferson.edu

Prerequisites

Before applying to Jefferson, you should review the prerequisites required for admission for your program of interest. Our admissions team is available to assist with questions and to provide guidance on your next steps.

Degree & GPA

GPA Requirement: A minimum 3.0 prerequisite and cumulative GPA is required.

Degree Prerequisite: Applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution prior to the start of the program.

U.S citizenship or permanent resident status is required. 

Prerequisite Coursework

Applicants are required to complete the following prerequisite coursework prior to entry into the program at a regionally accredited institution.

Course Credits
Biology I w/ Lab 4
Biology II w/ Lab 4
Molecular Biology 3
Biochemistry 3

Questions

Contact us for more information about this program, how to apply for admission, and your application status.

Admissions
Phone: 215-951-2800
Email: enroll@jefferson.edu