Forensic Science Schools In Ohio

Ohio has 9 accredited forensic science schools where forensic science faculty who teach forensic science classes can find employment. The trends in Ohio's forensic science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forensic science includes forensic science training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Science
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Science


Schools

  1. Cedarville University

    251 N. Main Street, Cedarville, Ohio 45314-0601

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  2. Central Ohio Technical College

    1179 University Drive, Newark, Ohio 43055-1767

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  3. Defiance College

    701 N Clinton, Defiance, Ohio 43512

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  4. The University of Findlay

    1000 N Main St, Findlay, Ohio 45840-3653

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  5. North Central State College

    2441 Kenwood Circle, Mansfield, Ohio 44901-0698

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  6. Ohio Northern University

    525 S. Main St, Ada, Ohio 45810-1599

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  7. Tiffin University

    155 Miami Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883

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  8. Youngstown State University

    One University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555-0001

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  9. Carnegie Institute of Integrative Medicine and Massotherapy

    1292 Waterloo Rd, Suffield, Ohio 44260

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Ohio Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Ohio 280
National 12,390

Approximately 3% of the country's forensic science professionals work in Ohio state.

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Ohio

180 210 160 310 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Science is a growing field in Ohio. 100 more forensic science professionals were working in Ohio in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forensic science professionals has grown by 56%. This growth is faster than the national trend for forensic science professionals which shows a 1% increase in the number of forensic science professionals working around the nation.

Forensic Science VS. All Professions salaries in Ohio

$46,490 $46,690 $45,260 $55,060 $55,000
$44,230 $45,388 $47,259 $48,341 $48,873
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Ohio, as the number of forensic science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forensic science professionals are increasing. Forensic science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,490 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,000 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Ohio

10th percentile
$37,390
25th percentile
$43,820
50th percentile
$53,190
75th percentile
$67,230
90th percentile
$77,910

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Ohio state, within the field of forensic science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forensic science professionals earn 108% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Ohio

Computer Forensics
$58,905
Criminal Justice
$42,863
Criminology
$56,947
Forensic Accounting
$62,700
Forensic Nursing
$83,045
Forensic Psychology
$79,605
Forensic Science
$55,000

In Ohio, forensic science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forensic Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Ohio

associate
2
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total9

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited forensic science schools in Ohio is increasing. In 2006, 24 students graduated from forensic science courses in Ohio. And in 2010, 47 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of forensic science school degree or certificate graduates in Ohio by 96%. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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