Forensic Science in Michigan

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Schools Offering Forensic Science Programs in Michigan


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Michigan receive forensic science degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 12 forensic science technicians graduate from Michigan's 6 forensic science schools.

Top Schools

Michigan State University, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a forensic science program. It is located in East Lansing. 6 students graduated with a degree in forensic science from Michigan State University in 2010. Tuition at Michigan State University was $11,152 per year.

Madonna University, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a forensic science program. It is located in Livonia. 3 students graduated with degree in forensic science from Madonna University in 2010. The tuition rate at Madonna University was $13,840 per year.

Lake Superior State University, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a forensic science program. It is located in Sault Sainte Marie. Tuition at Lake Superior State University was $8,764 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's forensic science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,340 per year, though tuition can range from $20,500 per year to $2,602 per year. The Michigan forensic science schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Olivet College - located in Olivet, students are charged $20,500 per year
  2. Marygrove College - located in Detroit, students are charged $17,180 per year
  3. Madonna University - located in Livonia, students are charged $13,840 per year

The following Michigan forensic science schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Mott Community College - located in Flint, students are charged $2,602 per year
  2. Lake Superior State University - located in Sault Sainte Marie, students are charged $8,764 per year
  3. Michigan State University - located in East Lansing, students are charged $11,152 per year

A forensic science degree from a Michigan school... what next?

A large number of Michigan forensic science graduates become forensic science technicians. If you decide to work as a forensic science technician in Michigan, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 220 Michigan forensic science technicians as of 2010. The Michigan counties with the largest populations of forensic science technicians are:

  1. Clinton County - 40 forensic science technicians
  2. Lapeer County - 30 forensic science technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of forensic science technicians in Michigan will grow by 25%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 400 forensic science technicians working in Michigan.

Salary

A forensic science technician in Michigan makes an average of $63,440 per year. In 2010, however, some Michigan forensic science technicians earned as little as less than $30,040 per year or as much as more than $78,930 per year. On average a forensic science technician earns the most in the following Michigan counties:

  1. Clinton County - $58,020 per year
  2. Lapeer County - $57,760 per year

On average, forensic science technicians earns the least in the following Michigan counties:

  1. Lapeer County - $57,760 per year
  2. Clinton County - $58,020 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in forensic science. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as crime scene investigation or forensic psychology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in Forensic Science in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,944 miles from location Michigan State University East Lansing MI 83.667 40% 47,071
5,905 miles from location Mott Community College Flint MI 10.8541 n/a 12,151
5,888 miles from location Madonna University Livonia MI 61.5051 36% 4,211
5,876 miles from location Marygrove College Detroit MI 15.8409 37% 2,909
5,957 miles from location Lake Superior State University Sault Sainte Marie MI 21.3389 49% 2,588
5,966 miles from location Olivet College Olivet MI 21.1739 38% 1,202
 

Curious what studying Forensic Science gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Forensic Science Technicians + 220 $63,440 4.8%
 

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