Sparty Statue

Application Instructions

Thank you for your interest in the Forensic Science Masters Program at Michigan State University. Applications are screened for Fall semester only. All application material must be received before January 15 for consideration for the following academic year. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Application materials that may be uploaded include:

Additional required materials include:

Please note: In order to apply to the program, you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate major, and have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. You should be aware that the masters program is quite competitive and recent experience has been that successful applicants have undergraduate GPAs of 3.5 or higher.

Applicants should be aware that they may be required to undergo a background check, drug test, polygraph, or other pre-employment test as a condition of employment with law enforcement or other agencies.

Questions? Please contact Graduate Secretary Melissa Christle at or 517-353-7133.