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Career Opportunities & Success Stories

Explore the options that could be open to you after earning your B.S. Forensic Science degree from Eastern Kentucky University.

As a graduate of our program, you will have the knowledge, leadership and communication skills, and the professional connections you need to succeed in today’s highly competitive job market or to continue your studies.

With a degree in forensic science from our program, you may:

  • Work as a forensic scientist in a federal, state, or local laboratory
  • Work in the private sector as a scientist in a laboratory in pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, environmental, medical research or other science-related industries
  • Continue your studies in a graduate program in chemistry, biology or forensic science

Alumni Success Stories

Having been established since 1974, we have an extensive alumni network. For a historical record, visit here. Below are the first destinations for our most recent graduates from the EKU Forensic Science Program.

Summer 2018 Internships & Job Placements

Internship or Paid Position  Location
Battelle Richmond, KY
EKU, MS Chemistry Richmond, KY
EKU, MS Chemistry Richmond, KY
EKU, MS Chemistry Richmond, KY
Federal Bureau of Investigation Quantico, VA
Georgia Bureau of Investigation Decatur, GA
Haartz Corporation 
Acton, MA
Illinois State Police Joliet, IL
Kentucky State Police, Central Laboratory Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State Police, Central Laboratory Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State Police, Central Laboratory Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State Police, Central Laboratory Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State Police, Central Laboratory Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State Police, Central Laboratory Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State Police, Central Laboratory Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State Police, Northern Laboratory Cold Springs, KY
Kentucky State Police, Southeastern Laboratory London, KY
Louisville, Medical Examiner's Office Louisville, KY
Madison County Coroner's Office Edwardsville, IL
Study Abroad Italy

 

You may also wish to review our most recent Forensic Science Alumni Survey - Updated Annually

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