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In the US, there are over 48 online schools that offer approximately 85 accredited online forensic science programs. There is an enrollment of a reported 307,360 students at these accredited online forensic science schools. The admission rate for students who apply to these online forensic science colleges is 49%. This means that 49 out of every 100 students who apply for admission to enroll in online forensic science courses receive admission.

Students can take online forensic science classes at the following degree and certificate levels:

  • Associate's degree in forensic science
  • Bachelor's degree in forensic science
  • Master's degree in forensic science
  • Certificate in forensic science

Accredited online forensic science schools offer a variety of online forensic science programs for students to choose from. They offer 11 online forensic science certificate programs, 46 online forensic science associate's degree programs and 9 online forensic science bachelor's degree programs. In addition, at the graduate level, students may select from one of 19 online forensic science master's degree programs.

Approximately 37% of the 307,360 students enrolled in online forensic science classes, graduate in a timely fashion. The remaining either drop out or take longer than normal to complete their online forensic science degree or certificate.

Of the various professions online forensic science college graduates can choose from, one of the most popular is as a forensic science technician. Forensic science degree and certificate holders can expect to earn a yearly salary anywhere from $25,580 to $126,240, depending on factors such as job duties, educational qualifications, or previous work experience. On average, forensic science technicians earn $55,431 per year.

Disclaimer: The data used above represents both online and offline offerings. Data for only online schools is not readily available. However, this data can give students a basic picture of what to expect.

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Online Forensic Science Programs Offered

  • Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Forensic Science - The American InterContinental University Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Forensic Science program gives students opportunities to explore the concepts and practices of death investigation in the field of forensic science. Professionals who complete this program are able to determine causes of death, perform tests on hair, tissue and bodily fluids and demonstrate a working knowledge of criminology. The 180-credit hour Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Forensic Science program allows students to learn about forensic science in traditional classes as well as first-hand mock investigations.