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Crime Scene Investigation Schools in Florida

There are 14 schools in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation programs. 526 students graduated from programs at Florida crime scene investigation schools in 2010. 217 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 181 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 401 students graduate from programs in this state in crime scene investigation each year. This accounts for about 22% of students who schools in the United States graduate from crime scene investigation programs. Of those, 99 students graduated with certificates in crime scene investigation, 217 with an associate's level degree, 181 with a bachelor's level degree, and 29 with a master's level degree.

14 crime scene investigation schools are in this state. And out of these, ten schools are public, while four schools are private. While private crime scene investigation school tuition varies from $13,536 to $23,218, public crime scene investigation school tuition varies from $2,158 to $5,102.

Average tuition for crime scene investigation programs is $6,516. While the highest tuition for crime scene investigation programs, which is $23,218 each year, is at the University of Tampa, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,158 each year, is at Palm Beach State College.

Florida schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in crime scene investigation.

Crime Scene Investigation Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 401 students graduate from programs in this state in crime scene investigation each year. This accounts for about 22% of students who schools in the United States graduate from crime scene investigation programs. Of those, 99 students graduated with certificates in crime scene investigation, 217 with an associate's level degree, 181 with a bachelor's level degree, and 29 with a master's level degree.

Crime Scene Investigation Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 189
  • Certificate 2007: 139
  • Certificate 2008: 88
  • Certificate 2009: 90
  • Certificate 2010: 99
  • Associate 2006: 128
  • Associate 2007: 139
  • Associate 2008: 101
  • Associate 2009: 67
  • Associate 2010: 217
  • Bachelor 2006: 44
  • Bachelor 2007: 68
  • Bachelor 2008: 80
  • Bachelor 2009: 160
  • Bachelor 2010: 181
  • Master 2006: 7
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 8
  • Master 2009: 22
  • Master 2010: 29

Crime Scene Investigation Program Availability in Florida

Schools in this state offer a total of 21 crime scene investigation programs. Of these programs, around 33% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Crime Scene Investigation Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Salary by Percentile

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40530
  • 25th Percentile: 46630
  • Median: 61890
  • 75th Percentile: 89470
  • 90th Percentile: 119060

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28560
  • 25th Percentile: 35030
  • Median: 45180
  • 75th Percentile: 56780
  • 90th Percentile: 71030

Career Trends

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Employment Trend

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54220
  • Median Salary 2007: 57120
  • Median Salary 2008: 59060
  • Median Salary 2009: 60370
  • Median Salary 2010: 61890
  • Total Employed 2006: 7420
  • Total Employed 2007: 7410
  • Total Employed 2008: 7000
  • Total Employed 2009: 7440
  • Total Employed 2010: 6960

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39470
  • Median Salary 2007: 40780
  • Median Salary 2008: 42890
  • Median Salary 2009: 42960
  • Median Salary 2010: 45180
  • Total Employed 2006: 1390
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1230
  • Total Employed 2009: 1340
  • Total Employed 2010: 1470

Florida vs National Crime Scene Investigation Employment

Florida vs National Crime Scene Investigation Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 6.852% (8430)

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1. Edison State College

8099 College Pky SW
Fort Myers, FL 33919-0000
(239) 489-9300

Edison State College is in the suburbs of Fort Myers, Florida and ECC offers one program in crime scene investigation. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation programs.

2. Everest University - Tampa

3319 W Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL 33614
(813) 879-6000x176

Everest University-Tampa offers one crime scene investigation program and it is 4.0 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in crime scene investigation.

3. Everest University - Pompano Beach

225 N. Federal Hwy.
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
(954) 783-7339

Everest University-Pompano Beach is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in crime scene investigation. Overall, 1,752 students seek degrees in 25 programs at this school. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation programs.

4. Pensacola State College

1000 College Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32504-8998
(850) 484-1000

Founded in 1948, Pensacola State College is a public 4-year institution. This school, which is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Pensacola, FL. Pensacola State offers subjects such as information technology and fire science. It offers students 35 certificates and 39 degrees at the associates level. 11,676 students sought degrees from the 63 programs at this large school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

5. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College is located in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. This school offers two crime scene investigation programs. More specifically, SPC offers students one certificate in crime scene investigation and one crime scene investigation degree at the associate's level. Overall, 31,793 students seek degrees in 102 St Petersburg College programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation in terms of programs.

6. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. It offers two crime scene investigation programs. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level crime scene investigation degree and one master's level crime scene investigation degree. 56,106 students seek degrees in 184 programs at this public university, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation.

7. Brevard Community College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 632-1111

Brevard Community College is located in the suburbs of Cocoa, Florida and it offers one crime scene investigation program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This big college is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in crime scene investigation.

8. The University of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
(813) 253-3333

The University of Tampa offers one program in crime scene investigation and it is near the center of the city. 6,427 students pursue degrees in 66 UT programs, overall. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation in terms of programs.

9. Gulf Coast Community College

5230 West U.S. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 769-1551

Gulf Coast Community College offers one crime scene investigation program and GCSC, which is 4.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Panama City, FL. Overall, 7,207 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at this community college. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation programs.

10. Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

1500 NW 49th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 776-4476

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, which is 4.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Fort Lauderdale, FL. It offers two programs in crime scene investigation. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the associate's level in crime scene investigation by it and one crime scene investigation degree at the bachelor's level. 16,968 students seek degrees in 46 programs at this school, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation in terms of programs.

11. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University offers one program in crime scene investigation and it is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation programs.

12. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tampa, FL and it offers one crime scene investigation program. This community college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in crime scene investigation.

13. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Founded in 1960, Miami Dade College is a public 4-year institution. Miami Dade, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Miami, FL. It is the largest institution in the state of Florida. This public school offers 57 certificates, 60 degrees at the associates level, and eight bachelors level degrees to students. 61,674 students pursued degrees from the 98 programs at this school in 2010. MDC offers subjects such as paramedicine, drafting, and information technology. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. Miami Dade is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

14. Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222

Palm Beach State College is in the suburbs of Lake Worth, Florida. It offers two crime scene investigation programs. More specifically, this school offers students one crime scene investigation certificate and one associate's level degree in crime scene investigation. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation.

15. Tallahassee Community College

444 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895
(850) 201-6200

Tallahassee Community College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one crime scene investigation program. This community college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation programs.

16. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University, which is several miles from Fort Myers, is located in a rural setting. It offers two programs in crime scene investigation. Of those, FGCU offers one degree at the bachelor's level in crime scene investigation to students and one master's level crime scene investigation degree. 12,015 students pursue degrees in 68 Florida Gulf Coast University programs, overall. FGCU is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Florida offering crime scene investigation programs.