Forensic science is the application of science to the law. Forensic scientists use scientific methodology to collect and analyze evidence. Forensic science is an applied discipline which requires an extensive background in the natural sciences, coupled with practical laboratory experience.
As a graduate, you will be prepared for careers with state, local, and federal crime laboratories as well as commercial laboratories that process forensic samples. You also will be ready for graduate study in forensic science, biology and chemistry.
*Taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics