Computer Forensics in North Carolina

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Schools Offering Computer Forensics Programs in North Carolina


Each year, roughly 0.0% of North Carolina students graduate with degrees in computer forensics. In other words, every year an estimated 19 computer forensic technicians graduate from North Carolina's 3 computer forensics schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in North Carolina that has a computer forensics program is Stanly Community College. Stanly Community College, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Albemarle. 1 students graduated with a degree in computer forensics from Stanly Community College in 2010. Students at Stanly Community College paid $1,928 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in North Carolina that has a computer forensics program is Catawba Valley Community College. Catawba Valley Community College, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Hickory. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Catawba Valley Community College computer forensics program. Catawba Valley Community College charged in-state students $1,855 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in North Carolina that has a computer forensics program is Southwestern Community College. Southwestern Community College, which was ranked 91st in the country in 2010, is located in Sylva. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Southwestern Community College computer forensics program. Students at Southwestern Community College paid $1,873 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at North Carolina's computer forensics schools ranges from $1,928 per year to $1,855 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,885 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at North Carolina computer forensics schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Stanly Community College - located in Albemarle, students are charged $1,928 per year
  2. Southwestern Community College - located in Sylva, students are charged $1,873 per year
  3. Catawba Valley Community College - located in Hickory, students are charged $1,855 per year

The following North Carolina computer forensics schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Catawba Valley Community College - located in Hickory, students are charged $1,855 per year
  2. Southwestern Community College - located in Sylva, students are charged $1,873 per year
  3. Stanly Community College - located in Albemarle, students are charged $1,928 per year

A computer forensics degree from a North Carolina school... what next?

The highest percentage of computer forensics graduates in North Carolina pursue careers as a computer forensic technician. In 2010, there were 440 computer forensic technicians working in North Carolina. The North Carolina counties with the largest populations of computer forensic technicians are:

  1. Anson County - 160 computer forensic technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of computer forensic technicians in North Carolina will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 630 computer forensic technicians working in North Carolina.

Salary

On average, computer forensic technicians earn $43,900 per year. However, North Carolina computer forensic technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $32,600 per year to more than $68,080 per year in 2010. A computer forensic technician in the following North Carolina counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Anson County - $45,540 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional North Carolina statistics regarding a career in computer forensics and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as criminal justice or computer science.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Forensics in North Carolina
  • Certificate in Computer Forensics in North Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,736 miles from location Catawba Valley Community College Hickory NC 11.2229 n/a 5,528
5,675 miles from location Stanly Community College Albemarle NC 18.2742 n/a 3,245
5,843 miles from location Southwestern Community College Sylva NC 8.88496 n/a 2,698
 

Curious what studying Computer Forensics gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Forensic Science Technicians + 440 $43,900 57.1%
 

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