Forensic Biology

The Biology with a specialization in forensic biology is designed for students who wish to strengthen their knowledge base in the field of forensic science. This degree plan utilizes a convenient core coursework that will expose students toa cross disciplinary view of criminal justice and will prepare professionals to understand the science, ethics, statistics, and communication needed for successful careers in the field of criminal justice. Students will have the opportunity to earn a graduate certificate while pursuing this degree. Obtaining this degree will prepare students for work as a forensic analyst, scientist, or lab technician. It meets the educational requirements required by the FBI and the State of New Mexico.


Contact information

Yusheng Wu, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

University of the Southwest

6610 N Lovington Hwy T40

Hobbs,NM 88240

B: Fadke Arts & Sciences Center Rm#113

P: 575-492-2118


For more information, please contact Brandon Rodriguez at 1(833)879-4723 ext. 714 or Email