About Mason’s Forensic Science Program
George Mason University Forensic Science program was established in 2009. The strength of the faculty, breadth of course offerings and broad clinical and professional skills experiences provide students with a well-rounded forensic science education. The forensic science program consists of strong connections to the community and a long tradition of public service. George Mason University Forensic Science program location in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area which offers students unequaled access to leading forensic science labs, corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations, and a unique opportunity to see forensic science in action.
Unique Features of the Program:
• Program provides innovative curriculum that offers training demonstrations, CSI techniques, and crime laboratory methodologies.
• Internship program with various federal, state, and local investigative and laboratory agencies.
• Courses taught by Forensic Science professional and distinguished faculty
• Former and Current Law Enforcement Forensic Chemists
• Former Federal Agents/Scientists Criminal Attorneys
• Experts in CSI Techniques Forensic Trace Examiners
• An outdoor Forensic Excavation research and training facility.
• A laboratory facility with scientific equipment for forensic testing, analysis and research.
• Course work in Independent Study/Research under the direction of Forensic Faculty.
• Curriculum based on the American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS) standards to comply for Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation.
There are many great resources for learning about George Mason, but we hope you start with our Admissions Office! We can send you information, talk with you over the phone, set up a meeting, set up a visit to the Forensic Science program, or put you in touch with a member of Mason’s Forensic Science community who may be helpful to you. We love meeting prospective students so do not hesitate to reach out to us!