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Forensic Science Schools in Maryland

There are five schools in the state of Maryland offering forensic science programs. In 2010, 56 students graduated with degrees from Maryland forensic science schools. 36 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 19 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 52 students graduate from programs in Maryland in forensic science every year. This accounts for 2% of forensic science students who US schools graduate. Specifically, one student graduated with an associate's level forensic science degree, 36 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 19 with a master's level degree.

Five forensic science schools are in this state. Of these, while four schools are public, one school is private. While tuition at a private forensic science school is $22,090, tuition at a public forensic science school varies from $6,000 to $7,656.

Average tuition for programs in forensic science is $8,687. While the lowest tuition in Maryland, which is $6,000 every year, is at the University of Maryland-University College, the highest tuition for forensic science programs, which is $22,090 each year, is at Stevenson University.

Forensic science schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Maryland 2006 - 2010

On average, 52 students graduate from programs in Maryland in forensic science every year. This accounts for 2% of forensic science students who US schools graduate. Specifically, one student graduated with an associate's level forensic science degree, 36 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 19 with a master's level degree.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Maryland 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 13
  • Associate 2007: 8
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 2
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 22
  • Bachelor 2007: 20
  • Bachelor 2008: 27
  • Bachelor 2009: 22
  • Bachelor 2010: 36
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 4
  • Master 2008: 8
  • Master 2009: 26
  • Master 2010: 19

Forensic Science Program Availability in Maryland

Schools in this state offer a total of seven programs in forensic science. Of these programs, around 42.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Forensic Science Program Availability in Maryland

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36610
  • 25th Percentile: 43960
  • Median: 53270
  • 75th Percentile: 67910
  • 90th Percentile: 91630

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57690
  • Median Salary 2007: 54395
  • Median Salary 2008: 51100
  • Median Salary 2009: 54020
  • Median Salary 2010: 53270
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Maryland vs National Forensic Science Employment

Maryland vs National Forensic Science Employment

  • Employed in Maryland: 4.197% (520)

Forensic Science Schools in Maryland

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1. Prince George's Community College

301 Largo Rd
Largo, MD 20774-2199
(301) 336-6000

Prince George's Community College is located in the suburbs of Largo, Maryland. It offers two forensic science programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in forensic science by it and one associate's level degree in forensic science. It is one of 16 community colleges in Maryland. It is the biggest institution in the state of Maryland offering forensic science in terms of programs.

2. Stevenson University

1525 Greenspring Valley Rd
Stevenson, MD 21153-0641
(410) 486-7000

Stevenson University is in the suburbs of Stevenson, Maryland and this school offers one program in forensic science. It is a 4-year institution. SU is the second oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering programs in forensic science.

3. The University of Baltimore

Charles at Mount Royal
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 837-4200

The University of Baltimore is near the center of the city and UB offers one forensic science program. 6,501 students pursue degrees in 54 UB programs, overall. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering forensic science programs.

4. Towson University

8000 York Rd
Towson, MD 21252-0001
(410) 704-2000

Towson University is near the heart of downtown. TU offers two forensic science programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic science by this public university and one degree at the master's level in forensic science. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Maryland offering programs in forensic science.

5. The University of Maryland-University College

3501 University Blvd East
Adelphi, MD 20783-8010
(301) 985-7000

The University of Maryland-University College offers one program in forensic science and it is in the suburbs of Adelphi, Maryland. This public school is a public 4-year institution. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Maryland.

6. Coppin State University

2500 West North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216-3698
(410) 951-3000

Coppin State University is a historically black, public, 4-year institution, founded in 1900. Coppin, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Baltimore, MD. CSU offers subjects such as special education, english, and healthcare management. This school offers students three certificates, 27 bachelors level degrees, and 12 masters level degrees. In 2010, 3,800 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this mid-sized school. Coppin is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is one of 30 public post-secondary institutions in Maryland.