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Forensic Science Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 14 accredited schools where forensic science classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic science and forensic science training in Pennsylvania, which includes forensic science training at the following levels:


  1. Alvernia University

    400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

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  2. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  3. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  4. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  5. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  8. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  9. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    4170 City Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131

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  11. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  12. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  13. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  14. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Pennsylvania No data
National 12,390

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Pennsylvania

550 540 530 No data No data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Science VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$48,190 $49,860 $0 No data No data
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Pennsylvania

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Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Computer Forensics
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Nursing
Forensic Psychology

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited forensic science schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In 2006 there were 82 forensic science graduates from forensic science courses in Pennsylvania and in 2010 there were 206 graduates.

Thus there was a 151% percent increase in the number of forensic science school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania. 53% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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