Student Success and Outcomes

The University of New Haven uniquely prepares you for success. Based on survey responses for the last three years, nearly 91% 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 three years, graduates in forensic science posted a 3.29 cumulative GPA, with nearly two-thirds pursing a double major. Almost 80% percent of the graduates over the last three years indicated they agreed or strongly agreed that they were satisfied with the overall quality of the program, and 93% percent agreed or strongly agreed that their professors exhibited a thorough knowledge and understanding of their subject matter. Nearly 81% percent of graduates over the last three years indicated they would recommend the program to others. Almost 70 percent of students 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
  • Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • George Mason University
  • King’s College of London
  • SUNY Albany
  • University of New Haven

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