Student Success and Outcomes

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Within six months of graduating, nearly 97 percent of University of New Haven graduates in forensic science are employed in their field, pursuing an advanced degree, or engaged in active military service, or a post-graduation volunteer opportunity.

Over the last four years, graduates in forensic science posted a 3.39 cumulative GPA, with nearly two-thirds pursing a double major. More than 86 percent of the graduates over the last four years indicated they agreed or strongly agreed that they were satisfied with the overall quality of the program, and more than 95 percent agreed or strongly agreed that their professors exhibited a thorough knowledge and understanding of their subject matter. Nearly 87 percent of graduates over the last four years indicated they would recommend the program to others. More than 50 percent of students either went on to obtain a graduate degree. Other students elected to go straight into their desired careers. Below are some of the post-graduation outcomes of our students.

Advanced Education

  • Georgetown: M.S. in Tumor Biology
  • Wesleyan University: Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology
  • Quinnipiac University: M.S. in Health Sciences (Pathologists' Assistant Program)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago: Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry
  • John Hopkins University: M.S. in Biotechnology
  • Stony Brook University: Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science: M.S. in Pathologists' Assistant
  • Dartmouth College: Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology; Ph.D. in Biochemistry
  • University of Pittsburgh: Ph.D. in the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Program
  • Syracuse University: Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • University of Connecticut: Ph.D. in Biology; Professional M.S. in Applied Genomics
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County: Ph.D. in Chemistry and a Meyerhof Graduate Fellow
  • Tufts University: Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry; Ph.D. in Genetics
  • Boston University Medical School: M.S. in Biomedical Forensic Science
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University: Ph.D. in Pharmacology
  • New York Medical College: M.S. in Pharmacology
  • Penn State University: Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • University of Albany: Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • University of Massachusetts (Amherst): Ph.D. in Chemistry

Careers

  • Georgia Bureau of Investigation: Crime Lab Scientist, Firearms Unit
  • United States Army: Officer, second Lieutenant
  • Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Western District: Medicolegal Death Investigator
  • Dallas Police Department: Crime Scene Technician
  • GeneDx: Laboratory Manager, Exome Program
  • FBI Laboratory
  • Massachusetts State Police: Forensic Scientist
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute: Lab Technician II, Biochemical Genetics Lab New York State Police
  • Forensic Investigation Center: Forensic Scientist in Criminalistics
  • Center for Inherited Disease at John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Research Technician
  • Rhode Island Department of Health Forensic Science Laboratory, Drug Chemistry Section
  • Hudson County Prosecutor's Office
  • Pfizer: Spectrix Analytical Services