Following are some of the top leading schools offering Forensic Science Programs:

University of Florida
- UF’s award winning Forensic Science Masters Degree is the world’s largest and most prestigious forensic science program.
- This MS program has earned the Award of Excellence Winner in Distance Education from the American Distance Education Consortium in 2006. The program is offered entirely online.

Marshall University
- The nationally accredited Forensic Science Graduate Program at Marshall University is a two-year academic program leading to a Master of Science in Forensic Science degree.
- In February of 2005 the Master of Science degree program was awarded full Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) accreditation, through the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS).

Syracuse University
- The Master’s Program in Forensic Science in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences offers students both a global perspective and an opportunity for in-depth study at the graduate level in forensic science.
- Syracuse University is placed in the top 100 world universities in social sciences in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2008 survey.

University of California, Davis
- The Master of Science in Forensic Science is a research-oriented advanced degree that can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.
- The graduate program can be completed in two years but most students studying on a part-time basis should complete the program in about three years.
- The UC Davis Forensic Science Graduate Degree is a FEPAC Accredited Program.

Virginia Commonwealth University
- The Master of Science in Forensic Science program is designed to prepare students for careers as forensic scientists in government and private laboratories.
- The MS in Forensic Science at VCU has been granting degrees since 1978, and is accredited by the FEPAC.
- Virginia Commonwealth University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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