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Forensic Science Schools in Massachusetts

There are six schools in the state of Massachusetts offering forensic science programs. 48 students graduated with degrees from Massachusetts forensic science schools in 2010. 23 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 19 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

36 students graduate from forensic science programs in Massachusetts, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of forensic science students who US schools graduate. Specifically, five students graduated with certificates in forensic science, one with an associate's level degree, 19 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 23 with a master's level degree.

Six forensic science schools are in this northeastern state. And of these, while three schools are public, three schools are private. Tuition at a private forensic science school varies from $24,500 to $26,880.

Average tuition for programs in forensic science is $25,595. While the highest tuition for forensic science programs, which is $26,880 every year, is at Becker College, the lowest tuition in this state is at Mount Ida College.

Massachusetts forensic science schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

36 students graduate from forensic science programs in Massachusetts, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of forensic science students who US schools graduate. Specifically, five students graduated with certificates in forensic science, one with an associate's level degree, 19 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 23 with a master's level degree.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 5
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 1
  • Bachelor 2007: 6
  • Bachelor 2008: 15
  • Bachelor 2009: 18
  • Bachelor 2010: 19
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 9
  • Master 2009: 16
  • Master 2010: 23

Forensic Science Program Availability in Massachusetts

Schools in Massachusetts offer a total of seven programs in forensic science. Of these programs, close to 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 Massachusetts

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

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 121535
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51940
  • Median Salary 2007: 58785
  • Median Salary 2008: 65630
  • Median Salary 2009: 89310
  • Median Salary 2010: 121535
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Massachusetts vs National Forensic Science Employment

Massachusetts vs National Forensic Science Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 0.323% (40)

Forensic Science Schools in Massachusetts

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1. Bay Path College

588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 1106
(413) 565-1000

Bay Path College is located in the suburbs of Longmeadow, Massachusetts and Bay Path offers one forensic science program. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in forensic science.

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2. Mount Ida College

777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 2459
(617) 928-4500

Mount Ida College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Newton, MA and this school offers one program in forensic science. It is a 4-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in forensic science.

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3. Becker College

61 Sever St
Worcester, MA 01609-2165
(508) 791-9241

Becker College, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Worcester, MA and it offers one program in forensic science. This school is a 4-year institution. Becker College is the second largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering forensic science.

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4. Bunker Hill Community College

250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, MA 02129-2925
(617) 228-2000

Bunker Hill Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA and it offers one program in forensic science. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering forensic science programs.

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5. Anna Maria College

50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, MA 01612-1198
(508) 849-3300

Founded in 1946, Anna Maria College is a 4-year institution. AMC, which is very close to Paxton, Massachusetts, is in a rural setting. This small school offers ten certificates, four degrees at the associates level, 48 degrees at the bachelors level, and 17 masters level degrees to students. 1,462 students pursued degrees from the 56 programs at AMC in 2010. This school offers subjects such as human services, nursing, and fire science. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits this school.

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6. Northern Essex Community College

100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830-2399
(978) 556-3000

Northern Essex Community College offers one program in forensic science and this college is in Haverhill, Massachusetts, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Massachusetts.

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7. Middlesex Community College

Springs Rd
Bedford, MA 01730-9124
(978) 656-3200

Middlesex Community College is located in the suburbs of Bedford, Massachusetts and it offers one program in forensic science. 9,712 students pursue degrees in 58 programs at this college, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering forensic science programs.