Every year approximately 14 students graduate with a degree in forensic science from Indiana schools. If you too are interested in a career in forensic science, Indiana has 2 forensic science schools for you to choose from. Yearly tuition at forensic science schools in Indiana for a degree in forensic science is $15,861 per year.
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is the largest forensic science school in the state of Indiana, based on number of students. It is located in Indianapolis. Approximately 8 students graduated with a forensic science degree from Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis in 2009, which is 57% of the total state forensic science graduates for that year. If you decide to attend Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, you can expect to pay approximately $7,523 per year to earn your degree in forensic science.
A majority of those with an education in forensic science pursue a career as a forensic science technician. 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 Indiana is good. Approximately 290 forensic science technicians are currently working in Indiana. And the government projects that this number will increase by 21%, or to 350 forensic science technicians by the year 2018.
In Indiana, as a forensic science technician, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $31,615 per year to more than $63,870 per year. But the median salary for forensic science technicians earn $47,610 per year, in Indiana.
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