Every year approximately 10 students graduate with a degree in forensic science from Alabama schools. If you too are interested in a career in forensic science, Alabama has 1 forensic science schools for you to choose from. Tuition at Alabama's forensic science schools is approximately $5,096 per year for a degree in forensic science.
Located in Birmingham, University of Alabama at Birmingham is the largest forensic science school in Alabama, based on student population. In 2009, a reported 10 students graduated with a forensic science degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham. This was 100% of the total forensic science graduates in Alabama for that year. Tuition at University of Alabama at Birmingham, was $5,096 per year in 2010.
A majority of forensic science graduates choose to work as forensic science technicians. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for forensic science graduates in Alabama is good. There are currently an estimated 210 forensic science technicians working in Alabama. This number is projected to increase to 230 by the year 2018. This indicates a 12% change in the number of forensic science technicians in Alabama.
As a forensic science technician in Alabama you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $29,380 per year to more than $69,430 per year. But the median salary for forensic science technicians earn $43,330 per year, in Alabama.