A new degree program at East Carolina University gives students an edge — and potentially higher salaries — in careers requiring skills in forensic science and crime scene investigation.
The ECU bachelor of science in multidisciplinary studies with a focus on forensic science requires more coursework in chemistry and criminal justice studies than any other program in the state, enabling ECU graduates “to compete for the top salaries,” Anthony Kennedy, professor and director of ECU’s forensic science program, said.
“Salaries for graduates with chemistry backgrounds are higher than those trained in biological sciences or other specialty areas,” Kennedy said.
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