We offer distinctive programs in criminal justice and forensic science to equip our students with the foundation to excel in the modern justice system and use the latest technologies in forensic science. Our faculty consists of leading researchers in their respective fields, engaged in cutting-edge research that studies crime, law enforcement and policing issues, the latest security technologies to promote safety at sports and entertainment venues, and the use of forensic science to solve crimes. Students will be introduced to various forensic techniques used in the field and laboratory and in the presentation of evidence in the courtroom. The choice of an area of interest allows students to develop expertise in a specific dimension of forensics. During their studies, students can take courses in drug identification and analysis, DNA, fingerprinting, crime scene documentation, firearms identification, and arson, among others. Forensic science majors are strongly encouraged to consider internship experience. Internships are a valuable educational tool that allows supervised field studies in an agency or laboratory. Students can earn academic credits for approved experiences and gain valuable professional knowledge. Possible internships for forensic majors include, but are not limited to: University of Southern Mississippi students are responsible for knowing and complying with all requirements for their respective degrees as outlined here. Medical examiners have interesting opportunities to travel to Canada and Washington, D.C. for unique learning opportunities during their studies. While in Washington, D.C.

Students visit federal agencies and meet key leaders in the field of criminal justice and forensics. In Canada, students can travel and interact with leaders within the Canadian judicial and legal system. The field of forensics is diverse and multifaceted. Starting with the collection of evidence at the scene of a crime, the use of forensic science throughout the judicial process is important. Forensic studies programs explore the latest scientific methods for investigating, solving, and prosecuting crimes. of our faculty, including books, peer-reviewed manuscripts. at regional, national and international conferences The University of Southern Mississippi provides equal access to education, program, and employment opportunities for all, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, race, color, national origin, Vietnam veteran status, or disability status. These provisions comply with applicable federal and state regulations.

Discrimination investigations should be directed to the Office of Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity, 310 McLemore Hall, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-5168. The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor`s, master`s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Office of the Registrar of Business Services Email: business.services@usm.edu Email: registrar@usm.edu To learn more about our online newsletter, take a tour of the Bulletin User Guide. Thanks to generous donations from our alumni and other donors, we are able to award financial prizes each year to our most competitive students. Students must apply through the university`s GO system to be considered for available funding. These awards financially support our students and allow us to recognize the hard work of our best and brightest. Faculty of Criminal Justice, Forensic Medicine and Security. The University of Southern Mississippi provides equal access to education, program, and employment opportunities for all, regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, religion, race, color, national race, and/or veteran status under applicable federal and state law. The information contained in this publication is subject to change without notice. The information contained herein does not constitute a binding agreement on the part of the University of Southern Mississippi. College of Business – (now College of Business and Economic Development) Our professors are leading researchers in their respective fields. Through the lecture and laboratory experience, professors strive to cultivate knowledge, understanding, analytical and technical skills in our students.

The faculty serves as an advisor and mentor to students to better help them plan their careers and graduate. Student organizations provide our students with valuable opportunities to interact with faculty and professionals in the field, enabling important connections in civic life and on campus. College of Science and Technology – moved to Arts & Sciences. Admissions Office Email: admissions@usm.edu Email: financial.aid@usm.edu. The University of Southern Mississippi uses a portion of educational and general funds, including tuition and fees, for operating expenses, including merit scholarships. College of Arts and Letters – (now College of Arts and Sciences) in funding external research granted to our faculty. College of Health – transferred to the nursing and health professions. Inquiries about this policy may be directed to Dr. Rebecca Woodrick Malley per E-Mail an rebecca.malley@usm.edu, telefonisch unter 601.266.6618 oder per US-Post gerichtet werden: 118 College Dr. #5168 Hattiesburg, MS 39406.

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