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Forensic Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies

The Forensic Studies program provides an interdisciplinary approach to the field of forensics; students who major in Forensic Studies take courses in evidence, criminal procedure, law and legal research. They learn the procedures involved in criminal and civil investigation and litigation.

In addition to earning a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Studies, graduates earn a Certificate of Advanced Paralegal Studies from Bay Path’s American Bar Association approved Paralegal Program, which provides students increased opportunity to work in various legal settings.

As students you will be exposed to such topics as the collection, handling, and preservation of evidence; the preparation and preservation of exhibits for use in courts and tribunals; crime scene documentation; and various analytical procedures used in evidence collection and criminalistics.