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Crime Scene Investigation Schools in North Carolina

There are ten North Carolina schools offering crime scene investigation programs. 67 students graduated from programs at North Carolina crime scene investigation schools in 2010. 47 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 13 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 49 students graduate from programs in North Carolina in crime scene investigation every year. This accounts for 3% of crime scene investigation students who US schools graduate. Out of those, seven students graduated with crime scene investigation certificates, 47 with an associate's level degree, and 13 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Ten crime scene investigation schools are located in North Carolina. And out of these, while one school is private, nine schools are public. While public crime scene investigation school tuition varies from $3,476 to $5,124, private crime scene investigation school tuition is $21,614.

Average tuition for programs in crime scene investigation is $7,137. The highest tuition for programs in crime scene investigation, which is $21,614 every year, is at St Andrews Presbyterian College, while the lowest tuition in this southeastern state, which is $3,476 every year, is at Fayetteville State University.

North Carolina crime scene investigation schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level students in crime scene investigation sought degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Crime Scene Investigation Program Completions in North Carolina 2006 - 2010

On average, 49 students graduate from programs in North Carolina in crime scene investigation every year. This accounts for 3% of crime scene investigation students who US schools graduate. Out of those, seven students graduated with crime scene investigation certificates, 47 with an associate's level degree, and 13 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Crime Scene Investigation Program Completions in North Carolina 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Associate 2006: 22
  • Associate 2007: 30
  • Associate 2008: 27
  • Associate 2009: 30
  • Associate 2010: 47
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 1
  • Bachelor 2009: 3
  • Bachelor 2010: 13

Crime Scene Investigation Program Availability in North Carolina

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 crime scene investigation programs. Of these programs, close to 53.8% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Crime Scene Investigation Program Availability in North Carolina

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 3

Career Trends

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Salary by Percentile

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33000
  • 25th Percentile: 37380
  • Median: 44510
  • 75th Percentile: 54310
  • 90th Percentile: 82740

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32260
  • 25th Percentile: 35190
  • Median: 41380
  • 75th Percentile: 50060
  • 90th Percentile: 61310

Career Trends

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Employment Trend

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40060
  • Median Salary 2007: 42200
  • Median Salary 2008: 43750
  • Median Salary 2009: 43460
  • Median Salary 2010: 44510
  • Total Employed 2006: 2720
  • Total Employed 2007: 2700
  • Total Employed 2008: 2820
  • Total Employed 2009: 3660
  • Total Employed 2010: 3660

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33970
  • Median Salary 2007: 35450
  • Median Salary 2008: 37700
  • Median Salary 2009: 41050
  • Median Salary 2010: 41380
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

North Carolina vs National Crime Scene Investigation Employment

North Carolina vs National Crime Scene Investigation Employment

  • Employed in North Carolina: 3.333% (4100)

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1. Saint Augustines College

1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610-2298
(919) 516-4000

Founded in 1867, Saint Augustines College is a historically black 4-year institution. This school, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Raleigh, NC. It offers subjects such as criminal justice and history. Students are offered 27 degrees at the bachelors level by this small school. In 2010, 1,508 students pursued degrees from the 27 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

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2. St Andrews Presbyterian College

1700 Dogwood Mile
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 277-5000

St Andrews Presbyterian College is located in town of Laurinburg, North Carolina and it offers one crime scene investigation program. Overall, 441 students seek degrees in 23 St. Andrews programs. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of North Carolina offering crime scene investigation programs.

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3. Piedmont Community College

1715 College Dr
Roxboro, NC 27573
(336) 599-1181x221

Piedmont Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1970. This college, which is very close to Roxboro, North Carolina, is in a rural area. It offers subjects such as HVAC and information technology. Students are offered 31 certificates and 31 associates level degrees by this college. In 2010, 2,714 students sought degrees from the 44 programs at this college. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 49 community colleges in North Carolina.

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4. Fayetteville State University

1200 Murchison Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298
(910) 672-1111

Fayetteville State University offers one program in crime scene investigation and it is near the heart of downtown. This mid-sized school is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of North Carolina.

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5. Wake Technical Community College

9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603-5696
(919) 866-5000

Wake Technical Community College offers one program in crime scene investigation and it is in the suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina. 17,071 students seek degrees in 116 Wake Technical Community College programs, overall. This technical college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of North Carolina.

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6. Wayne Community College

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27533-8002
(919) 735-5151x7190

Wayne Community College offers one crime scene investigation program and it is located in Goldsboro, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is one of 49 community colleges in North Carolina. This college is the oldest institution in the state of North Carolina offering crime scene investigation programs.

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7. Gaston College

201 Hwy 321 S
Dallas, NC 28034
(704) 922-6200

Founded in 1963, Gaston College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in Dallas, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers subjects including nursing and administrative assistant and secretarial science. It offers 43 certificates and 52 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 6,468 students sought degrees from the 63 programs at this college. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 49 community colleges in North Carolina.

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8. Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723-9646
(828) 227-7211

Western Carolina University is located in Cullowhee, NC and it offers one program in crime scene investigation. 9,407 students pursue degrees in 113 Western Carolina University programs, overall. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of North Carolina.

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9. Nash Community College

522 N. Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 443-4011

Nash Community College is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in crime scene investigation. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fifth largest institution in the state of North Carolina offering crime scene investigation in terms of programs.

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10. Fayetteville Technical Community College

2201 Hull Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28303-0236
(910) 678-8400

Fayetteville Technical Community College is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in crime scene investigation. More specifically, it offers one crime scene investigation certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in crime scene investigation. 10,002 students pursue degrees in 112 programs at this technical college, overall. In terms of programs, this technical college is the second biggest institution in the state of North Carolina offering crime scene investigation.

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11. Southwestern Community College

447 College Dr
Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 339-4000

Southwestern Community College is located in Sylva, NC. It offers two crime scene investigation programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in crime scene investigation to students and one associate's level degree in crime scene investigation. 2,304 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks ninth in the state of North Carolina.

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12. Catawba Valley Community College

2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-0699
(828) 327-7000

Catawba Valley Community College offers two crime scene investigation programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in crime scene investigation to students and one crime scene investigation degree at the associate's level. It is in Hickory, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of North Carolina offering crime scene investigation.

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13. Forsyth Technical Community College

2100 Silas Creek Pky
Winston Salem, NC 27103-5197
(336) 723-0371

Forsyth Technical Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Winston Salem, NC and it offers one program in crime scene investigation. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of North Carolina offering crime scene investigation.