Welcome to Arizona State University’s PSM in Forensic Science (Online). To learn more about the program please visit here.
We are here to help! Please email email@example.com with questions related to policies and procedures to help you navigate graduate school successfully. Many of the answers to your questions may be on this website and in the program handbook, please review both carefully.
PSM Forensic Science Handbook Fall 2020 - Coming Soon
The Plan of Study (iPOS) functions as a contract between the student, the academic unit, and the Graduate College. Students must submit their iPOS by the time they have enrolled for 50 percent of the minimum credit hours required for their degree program.
Students in this program may be admitted in Fall (August), Spring (January), or Summer (May). The program requires students to register for specific courses each term for four consecutive terms.
You will register for courses depending on your start date
Fall Admits: Fall (9 credit hours), Spring (9 credit hours), Summer (6 credit hours), Fall (6 credit hours)
Spring Admits: Spring (9 credit hours), Summer (6 credit hours), Fall (9 credit hours), Spring (6 credit hours)
Summer Admits: Summer (6 credit hours), Fall (9 credit hours), Spring (9 credit hours), Summer (6 credit hours)
Graduate College Continuous Enrollment Policy
It is important that you are familiar with the ASU Graduate College Policies and Procedures handbook; however, please be sure to review the Continuous Enrollment Policy prior to starting your first course. Registration for every fall semester and spring semester is required. Summer registration is required for students graduating from the degree program. Read the full policy on page 8 of the Graduate College Policy Manual.
ASU Online Resources
Course Offering Information
As an online student in this program, you will be taking between six and nine credit hours in each semester, with courses in Sessions A and B. This program does require you to take courses in the Summer semester(s). Each Fall and Spring session is 7.5 weeks and each Summer session is 6 weeks.
For more information about important dates and deadlines, please review the ASU Academic Calendar.
Registration: Required Course Sequence
Students in the online PSM in Forensic Science program will be assigned courses based on their admit term. It is your responsibility to review registration information and register for the appropriate courses. Any modification to the required sequence may delay graduation and/or progress in the program by up to one calendar year. It is your responsibility to ensure you are registered for the right courses. To view the required course sequence for you select the semester and year that you were admitted:
Accessing Online Course Content
ASU Online uses Canvas to deliver your course content. It can be accessed through MyASU (my.asu.edu).
Tuition is set by ASU and the Arizona Board of Regents every year. Please visit the ASU Online website for more information about up to date tuition rates: https://asuonline.asu.edu/what-it-costs.