Here is information about a degree in forensic science at ECU that might be of interest to you. http://www.ecu.edu/news/forensicsdegree.cfm
Here is a professional organization to which professionals in this area belong. Perhaps you could locate a local chapter and arrange to attend a meeting to mix and mingle and learn more. These organizations are very open to student inquiries and participation. https://www.aafs.org/about-aafs/
Best of luck! Please keep me posted. I would like to follow your progress!