Open to:

  • any current Ohio State undergraduate student
  • any post-high school diploma student

The Forensic Anthropology certificate introduces students to the methods, practices and ethical considerations surrounding osteological and bioarchaeological analyses as they pertain to forensic enquiry. Emphasis is on a hands-on approach to the field, with core classes structured around applied teaching with real human remains and a replica excavation.

View requirements below.

For more information, contact:

Anthropology Advisor:
Dr. Karen Royce |

Forensic Advisor:
Dr. Jules Angel |

Course Requirements

The Forensic Anthroplogy Certificate Program requires the completion at least 5 courses for 16 credits, including a prerequisite of BIO 1100 or equivalent.

Forensic Anthropology Certificate Curriculum Sheet