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Program Director: David O. Carter, Ph.D.
Program Faculty: Kari Inda, M.S.F.S. Affiliate Faculty: Charlotte Carter, M.F.S., Chelsea Gamiao, M.S., Carlos Gutierrez, M.S., Adam Orimoto, M.S.

Degrees Offered

Minor Offered

Program Objective

To provide students with the skills to advance justice through the application of science and technology.

Career Options

A Bachelor of Science in Forensic Sciences prepares students to build a career in a crime laboratory or investigations and provides an excellent basis for further studies in the forensic sciences at the graduate level. The B.S. in Forensic Sciences also provides an excellent basis for students building a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, law, and veterinary medicine.

Advantages of the Chaminade Forensic Sciences Degree Program

  1. Integrates the practical (laboratory experience, investigative experience, internships) with academic (basic sciences, criminal justice)

  2. Small class size

  3. Hands-on experience with current techniques

  4. Encourages individual research and cooperates with other research and investigative agencies

  5. Encourages and prepares students to pursue professional and graduate degrees