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Forensic Science Schools In Oklahoma

Oklahoma has 3 accredited forensic science schools where forensic science faculty who teach forensic science classes can find employment. The trends in Oklahoma'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:


  1. University of Central Oklahoma

    100 N University Dr, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Redlands Community College

    1300 S Country Club Rd, El Reno, Oklahoma 73036-5304

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

    1111 W 17th St, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74107-1898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Oklahoma 130
National 12,390

Approximately 1% of the country's forensic science professionals work in Oklahoma state.

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Oklahoma

130 130 120 150 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oklahoma, the field of forensic science is shrinking. Thus, in Oklahoma, this field has shrunk by 0% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of forensic science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forensic science professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Forensic Science VS. All Professions salaries in Oklahoma

$46,800 $48,920 $54,440 $52,030 $55,050
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oklahoma, as the number of forensic science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by forensic science professionals are increasing. In 2006 forensic science professionals made a mean salary of $46,800 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,050 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Oklahoma

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Thus, forensic science professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oklahoma, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic science. The pay differential between the highest paid forensic science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 126%

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Computer Forensics
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Nursing
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science

Forensic science professionals in Oklahoma earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of forensic science professionals is decreasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited forensic science schools in Oklahoma state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 28 forensic science graduates from forensic science courses in Oklahoma and in 2010 there were 28 graduates.

Thus there was a 0% percent decrease in the number of forensic science school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a master's degree in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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