MajorForensic Sciences

Wichita State's Bachelor of Science in forensic sciences is the only degree of its kind in Kansas. Its combination of classroom and applied learning will prepare you for a high-demand career as a forensic science technician, where you'll assist in criminal investigations by collecting and analyzing evidence.

Learn how forensic sciences is the right fit for you.

Student and professor looking at evidence. 

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


The program will help you build a strong foundation in the physical, biological and chemical sciences. You'll also study criminal motivation, criminological theory, basic investigation techniques, adherence to evidentiary rules and procedures, and effective communication.


A forensic sciences degree from Wichita State will prepare you to work in virtually any aspect of a forensic investigation—with less pre-service training. Graduates find employment with local, state and federal agencies, and medical, diagnostic and testing labs.

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