Forensic Science

Forensic ScienceWith this degree, students can make their favorite crime scene investigation show come to life—almost. While on TV, one person is responsible for running both an investigation and a multitude of tests; real-life forensic scientists specialize.

Eastern is one of only about 20 universities to offer a major in forensic science. The interdisciplinary degree includes 35 hours of core courses and a specialization in anthropology, biology or chemistry. Forensic science majors also learn how to handle evidence properly.


Degree Plans


Dr. Kerriann Marden
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Director of Forensic Science Program
Anthropology and Applied Archaeology
Office Location:
ENMU Station 53
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
Art and Anthropology (AA), Room 131
Phone: 575.562.2463