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Forensic Science at St. Mary’s

Forensic Science student looks for mock evidence.

Forensic science is the application of science to the law. It relies on the physical and behavioral sciences for investigating and solving crimes and examining physical trace evidence.

This program gives students a comprehensive foundation in the natural and physical sciences, criminology and professional ethics.

Students also engage in forensic science research and internship opportunities that further prepare them to be highly proficient forensic science practitioners upon graduation.

  • Internships

    Our students have gained internships in places such as:

    • U.S. Department of Justice
    • Office of the Attorney General of Texas
    • San Antonio Police Department
    • Texas Department of Human Services
    • Texas Youth Commission
    • National Park Service
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Forensic Science Career Opportunities

    Forensic science is an exciting field and one of the country’s fastest growing job markets. Our graduates have gained career opportunities as:

    • Forensic science technician
    • Loss prevention specialist
    • Criminal profiler
    • Jury consultant
    • Expert witness
    • Private investigator
    • Insurance fraud investigator
    • Security specialist


St. Mary’s features a variety of clubs, events and activities to enrich students’ experiences. The city of San Antonio features a variety of attractions, from museums to theme parks like Six Flags Fiesta Texas and historical attractions like the Alamo. Students can also participate in special programs through St. Mary’s, such as:

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Learn more about the Forensic Science Programs at St. Mary’s

Interested in pursuing a degree in Forensic Science? We’re eager to hear from you and answer any questions you have. Feel free to reach out to speak to one of our dedicated faculty.

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