Forensic Science in Missouri

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Schools Offering Forensic Science Programs in Missouri


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Missouri receive forensic science degrees every year. That means an estimated 21 forensic science technicians graduate from Missouri's 2 forensic science schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Central Missouri, which is located in Warrensburg, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a forensic science program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. 2 students graduated with a degree in forensic science from University of Central Missouri in 2010. Tuition at University of Central Missouri was $6,585 per year.

Columbia College, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a forensic science program. It is located in Columbia. In 2010, 19 students graduated from Columbia College forensic science program. Students at Columbia College paid $7,016 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Forensic science schools in Missouri, charge students an average tuition of $6,801 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $7,016 per year, or as little as $6,585 per year. In 2010, the forensic science schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. Columbia College - located in Columbia, students are charged $7,016 per year
  2. University of Central Missouri - located in Warrensburg, students are charged $6,585 per year

The forensic science schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. University of Central Missouri - located in Warrensburg, students are charged $6,585 per year
  2. Columbia College - located in Columbia, students are charged $7,016 per year

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

A large number of Missouri forensic science graduates become forensic science technicians. In 2010, there were 330 forensic science technicians working in Missouri. The largest populations of Missouri forensic science technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 130 forensic science technicians
  2. Franklin County - 120 forensic science technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of forensic science technicians is expected to grow by 14% by 2018. There are projected to be 320 forensic science technicians working in the Missouri then.

Salary

On average, forensic science technicians earn $46,240 per year. A forensic science technician in the following Missouri counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bond County - $58,150 per year
  2. Franklin County - $53,210 per year

The following counties in Missouri have the lowest average salaries for forensic science technicians:

  1. Franklin County - $53,210 per year
  2. Bond County - $58,150 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in forensic science in Missouri and to compare salaries with various related fields such as crime scene investigation or forensic psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,350 miles from location Columbia College Columbia MO 22.5455 32% 15,556
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
 

Curious what studying Forensic Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Missouri

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Forensic Science Technicians + 330 $46,240 73.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are forensic science related jobs in Missouri