Ontario Tech University

Forensic Science

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Program Information

School:Ontario Tech University
Faculty:Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Forensic Science and Technology
Description:Forensic Science is an interdisciplinary area of science that involves the use of scientific principles to analyze evidence for legal investigations. Our program is fully accredited by the Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) recognizing that our curriculum, labs, faculty and research have met the rigorous standards set by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS).

You will benefit from both a strong general scientific foundation and forensic courses. Students gain real-world experiences and unique hands-on training at the Crime Scene House, Forensic Ecology Research Facility and Forensic Teaching Laboratory.

At the end of first year, you will choose to specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Forensic Biology
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Forensic Physics
URL:Forensic Science at Ontario Tech University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,935
Careers:Forensic Scientists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

In addition, a combined minimum 70 per cent average in prerequisite math and science courses is required. It is recommended that all four of MCV4U, SBI4U, SCH4U and SPH4U be taken.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 01, 2019