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Forensic Science

Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science 

Forensic Science is an interdisciplinary program built on foundations of biology, chemistry, criminal justice, psychology and legal studies. Students who major in Forensic Science learn how to collect, analyze and record evidence, as well as present their findings during legal proceedings.

 First and foremost, forensic science and family-related careers are rooted strongly in the sciences and the laboratory.  Most likely, you will find yourself working with a team that includes crime scene investigators, police, coroners, and other professionals.  Your role is to reconstruct the incident and provide evidence and information that has gone through the rigors of the scientific process.

Bay Path’s state-of-the-art forensic science laboratories feature the latest in technology, including a 3500 Genetic Analyzer used for generating DNA profiles and DNA sequencing, as well as GC/MS (Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometer) and HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography) instruments.