Forensic Sciences Program

How to Apply

Students should commence their inquiry about the Certificate Program with a Science Advisor at as soon as possible so that they are best prepared for admission.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must be current B.Sc. or B.A. Saint Mary's University students with:

  • major declared (or clearly stated in your personal statement, if declaration is not yet permitted on Banner at the time of application);
  • a minimum CGPA of 3.00.
  • at least thirty (30) credit hours completed by the end of the winter semester in the application year, including: BIOL 1201 Molecular & Cell Biology, BIOL 1202 Organismal & Ecological Biology, and CHEM 1210 General Chemistry I.

To apply, a Personal Statement (1 to 2 pages) which (i) describes your motivation and expectations for the Program; (ii) clearly indicates your major (or intended major); and (iii) gives permission for your transcript to be reviewed, should be addressed to the Forensics Sciences Program Coordinator and emailed directly to

Deadline to apply for September 2018 admission is February 9, 2018.

Admission to the Certificate in Forensic Sciences is by approval of the Program Coordinator following review of all student applications.