Published Survey
Submission Number: 83
Submission ID: 83
Submission UUID: a2e1d31a-9a52-4041-998e-5291e239dd1e
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Wed, 03/11/2020 - 20:34
Completed: Tue, 06/22/2021 - 16:04
Changed: Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:23

Remote IP address: 144.242.1.111
Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

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Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Address 1: 833 S. Wood Street, Rm. 333, M/C 781
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City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Zip/Postal Code: 60612
Country: United States

Program Location:: Illinois
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: A. Karl Larsen
  Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  Phone (Work):  (312) 996-2250
  Email: forensicdgs@uic.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://pharmacy.uic.edu/programs/graduate-programs/ms-programs/ms-in-forensic-science/

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Program Application Deadline
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What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year?: January 15, 2022
Participation
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Is your program participating in PharmGrad?: No
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Application Fee:: $70 general fee & $100 International Evaluation Fee for international coursework evaluation if applicable 
Application Deadline Description::
Priority application deadline: January 15
Final deadline for domestic applicants: May 15
Final deadline for international applicants: April 1

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Program Description
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Program Description:
The M.S. program in Forensic Science at the UIC College of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC). The program covers a broad range of laboratory disciplines with an emphasis on analytical and interpretative skills for people who seek careers in forensic science and criminalistics.

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Institution Information
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Is your institution public or private?: Public
Is your program accepting applications for this program?: Yes
Program Start Term:: Fall
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Degree Requirements
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Credits Required for Degree: : 38
Required Rotations:: Not Required
Seminars:: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam:: Not Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications:: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation:: Required
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Degree Information
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Delivery Method: On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration::
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Area(s) of Study:: Biochemistry, Forensic Science, Molecular Biology, Physical Science, Toxicology
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Program Statistics
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Have you previously enrolled students in this program?: Yes
Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program:: 3
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
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United States: 3
International: 0

Last academic year-average overall GPA of the accepted students:: 3.66
Have you graduated your first class for this program?: Yes
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Last 5 academic years-estimated average years of study to graduation:: 1.75
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

GRE and Other Tests
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GRE Section
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 Is the GRE required?: Yes
Is a GRE Subject Test Required or Recommended?:     Not Required or Recommended 
Oldest GRE considered:: any test that could be submitted directly from ETS
Recommended GRE Score:
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Verbal Reasoning:: 65th percentile or higher
Quantitative Reasoning:: 65th percentile or higher
Analytical Writing:: 65th percentile or higher


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Are any of the following tests required for international applicants?: TOEFL or IELTS
Other tests or credentials::
PTE academic is accepted along with TOEFL or IELTS

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Letters of Recommendation
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Letters of Recommendation:
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Are letters of recommendations required by your program?: Yes
 If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required?: 3

Enter any additional information regarding recommendations: :
Recommendation letters from personal contacts are not accepted

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Other Admission Requirements
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Minimum overall GPA considered:: 3.0
Recommended overall GPA considered:: 3.25
Enter any additional information regarding application or admission requirements: :
60 credit hours of science courses with strong laboratory background are required

Required:
Personal statement describing personal goals in forensic career science
CV/resume

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Financial Support
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Percentage of students receiving financial support:: 30
Type of financial support available:: Tuition Waiver, Teaching Assistantship
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Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes