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Forensic Science Schools in Nebraska

There are two schools in the state of Nebraska offering forensic science programs. 41 students graduated with degrees from Nebraska forensic science schools in 2010. 28 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and seven of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 35 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic science each year. This accounts for 2% of forensic science students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, six students graduated with forensic science certificates, seven with a bachelor's level degree, and 28 with a master's level degree.

Two forensic science schools are located in this state. Out of these, one school is public, while one school is private. While tuition at a private forensic science school is $23,474, tuition at a public forensic science school is $7,224.

Average tuition for programs in forensic science is $11,527. The highest tuition for programs in forensic science, which is $23,474 per year, is at Nebraska Wesleyan University, while the lowest tuition in Nebraska, which is $7,224 per year, is at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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

Forensic Science Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

On average, 35 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic science each year. This accounts for 2% of forensic science students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, six students graduated with forensic science certificates, seven with a bachelor's level degree, and 28 with a master's level degree.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 1
  • Bachelor 2010: 7
  • Master 2006: 43
  • Master 2007: 25
  • Master 2008: 30
  • Master 2009: 29
  • Master 2010: 28

Forensic Science Program Availability in Nebraska

Schools in this state offer a total of three forensic science programs. Of these programs, around 33% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Forensic Science Program Availability in Nebraska

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35355
  • 25th Percentile: 41595
  • Median: 48935
  • 75th Percentile: 56275
  • 90th Percentile: 64715

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33710
  • Median Salary 2007: 33840
  • Median Salary 2008: 35060
  • Median Salary 2009: 41420
  • Median Salary 2010: 48935
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Nebraska vs National Forensic Science Employment

Nebraska vs National Forensic Science Employment

  • Employed in Nebraska: 0.646% (80)

Forensic Science Schools in Nebraska

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1. Nebraska Wesleyan University

5000 St Paul Ave
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
(402) 466-2371

Nebraska Wesleyan University offers two programs in forensic science. Out of those, this school offers one forensic science certificate to students and one degree at the master's level in forensic science. This school, which is 2.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Lincoln, NE. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in forensic science.

2. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln

14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-7211

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers one forensic science program and it is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 24,610 students seek degrees in 248 University of Nebraska-Lincoln programs. This university is the largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering forensic science.