Featured Course: Principles of Forensic Medicine 2

Discover advanced topics in forensic medicine this spring. In Principles of Forensic Medicine 2, you’ll address more complex situations and findings in death investigation scenarios.


Courses and schedule are subject to change based on demand and availability.

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Degree Options

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.

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 3 Core X    
GMS6905 Independent Studies in Forensic Medicine (Literature Survey) VAR Core X X X
GMS6905 Independent Studies in Medical Sciences (Final Exam) VAR Core X X X


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
ENY6706 Forensic Entomology 3 Elective X    
GMS6971 Research for Master’s Thesis (Thesis Research) 6 Elective X X X

*** Access to DSLR camera and tripod required
** Pre-requisites needs to be met prior to taking FM2 and FM3
Last updated 12/9/2019