Courses

The online M.S. in Forensic Medicine program consists of 37 credits – 28 core credit hours and 9 elective credit hours – and has thesis and non-thesis options. Review our courses below and contact us for more information.

Full Course List

Core Classes

Course # Course Name Credits Type Fall Spring Summer
GMS6360 Principles of Forensic Medicine 1 4 Core X
GMS6361 Principles of Forensic Medicine 2 4 Core X
GMS6362 Principles of Crime Scene Investigation 3 Core X X X
GMS6352 Artifacts of Decomposition 3 Core X X X
GMS6354 Communication Skills in a Forensic Context 3 Core X X X
GMS6351 Trauma Analysis 3 Core X
GMS6363 Principles of Osteology 4 Core X
GMS6905 Independent Studies in Forensic Medicine (Literature Survey) 2 Core X X X
GMS6905 Independent Studies in Medical Sciences (Final Exam) 1 Core X X X

 

Electives

Course # Course Name Credits Type Fall Spring Summer
GMS6350 Forensic Investigations 3 Elective X X X
GMS6358 Forensic Medicine 3 4 Elective X
GMS6353 Gross Anatomical Exam 3 Elective X
GMS6359 Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 3 Elective X
GMS6357 Forensic Photography 3 Elective X
GMS6356 Applied Osteology 3 Elective X
GMS6355 Traffic Homicide Investigation and Reconstruction 3 Elective X
GMS6971 Research for Master’s Thesis (Thesis Research) 6 Elective X X X