Skip to Content

Test your critical thinking skills by collecting and interpreting evidence as you explore the application of science and medicine in law enforcement. In Georgetown's Forensic Science Institute, you'll gain a firsthand look at the world of forensic science from professionals in the field—including investigators, detectives, special agents, medicolegal death investigators, crime scene technicians, pathologists, and lawyers. You’ll have opportunities to take advantage of the extraordinary forensic science resources of the nation’s capital while studying everything from corporate fraud and video forensic analysis to the ethical dimensions of issues faced by today’s security professionals.

Estimated Tuition:


Includes tuition, housing, and meals

How You'll Benefit

  • Meet with forensic practitioners
  • Interact with guest speakers from agencies such as the explosives lab at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
  • Hear from detectives who have solved high-profile murder cases, special agents from the FBI's evidence response team, and forensic evidence investigators

Program Format & Subject Areas

As a student in the Forensic Science Institute, you'll spend your day immersed in a blend of classroom lectures, field trips, hands-on activities, and group discussions. Throughout the course of the week, you'll have the opportunity to explore the following subject areas:

  • Computer forensics
  • Blood spatter analysis
  • Geographic profiling
  • Medical examinations
  • Gang member investigations
  • Terrorism investigations

Want to learn more?

Request information to find out the latest on the 2018 Summer Programs for High School Students.

All fields are required.

Learn more about the
Summer Programs for High School Students - General Inquiry program
When are you interested in starting your program?*
Check here to indicate that you have read and agree to the SCS Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.*

* indicates required field