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Washburn Forensics

“Every contact leaves a trace.”
- Edmond Locard

You’ve seen the TV shows, but what does it really mean to work in forensic science? Professionals in the field go beyond dusting for fingerprints and witty one-liners. They use advanced knowledge and tools to ensure that justice is served as a key element of a law enforcement team.

Would you like to to be a key player in high-tech crime investigations? Want to be able to preserve, identify and analyze evidence, crack cold cases and ensure justice is served? Consider one of four forensic science degree programs offered at Washburn University. Here, you can choose from four distinct programs as you prepare to seek a career in the forensics discipline of your choosing.

Digital Forensics
Forensic Anthropology
Forensic Chemical Science
Forensic Investigation

Why study forensics at Washburn?

  • Utilize state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.
  • Learn directly from KBI experts who guest lecture or serve as adjunct instructors.
  • Explore forensics career opportunities through forensic science internships with the KBI.
  • Work in the Washburn Forensics Laboratory, housed in the KBI Forensic Science Center.

Washburn Forensics + KBI

This state-of-the-science facility on the campus of Washburn University includes more than 10,000 square feet for academic use.

KBI building on Campus

Specially designed for Washburn students:

  • Vehicle bay for in-depth study of crime scene processing
  • Outdoor laboratory for forensic anthropology study
  • Dedicated laboratory space for each concentration area near the KBI scientists of the same discipline
  • State-of-the-art interactive classroom and laboratory spaces