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Chemistry - Forensic Science B.S. Handout

Chemistry - Forensic Science

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles
Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Forensic Scientist
  • Forensics Science Technicians
  • Lead Forensic Specialist
  • Drug Unit Forensic Scientist
  • Forensic Laboratory Assistant
  • Forensic Toxicologist
  • Criminalistics Forensic Scientist
  • Forensic DNA Scientist
  • Forensic Examiner
  • Forensic Evidence Technician
  • Forensic Anthropologist
  • Forensic Biostatistician
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Forensic Dentist Technician


Professional Organizations
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Chemistry Club, UHD group
  • American Chemical Society
  • Houston Forensic Science Center
  • Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
  • American Academy of Forensic Science

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Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Science in Forensic Science*
  • Master of Science in Chemistry*
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry*
  • Master of Science in Forensic Analysis*


Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offer field experiences to students pursuing a Chemistry with Forensic Science degree.

  • Houston Forensic Science Center
  • Harris County Institute for Forensic Science

What is B.S. in Chemistry with Forensic Science?

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a concentration in Forensic Science is particularly appropriate for students interested in working in criminal justice laboratories, legal and paralegal firms, as well as graduate studies in chemistry, forensic science, anthropology or archaeology. Some of the courses included in this area are organic chemistry, physical chemistry, quantitative analysis and biochemistry.