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Joint M.S./J.D. in Forensic Science and Law

Key Benefits of our program:

  • Meaningful collaboration between Syracuse University's College of Law and the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Access both schools' resources, career counseling, internships and faculty expertise
  • Jump-start a career and save on tuition by obtaining a joint degree, completed in 3 years with 100 credit hours (123 credits required if degrees obtained separately)
  • Become an attractive candidate for federal agency positions, which value candidates with experience in both law and forensics

Career Paths: Graduates may obtain positions in the following settings:

  • Lawyer
  • U.S. Attorney and District Attorney
  • Judge
  • Federal Agency member
  • Homeland Security member or member of international organizations