Science and Engineering
Forensic Scientist

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Salary: $28,313 - $45,539
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Hourly: $15.56 - $25.75
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Outlook: 4 Stars
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Length of Training: 2-6 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
The forensic science degree is a four-year program that includes an internship in areas such as the medical examiner’s office, forensic odontologist, toxicologist, or trace evidence laboratories. Course requirements include anthropology, sociology, biology, chemistry and many laboratory hours.


Educational Programs

University or College City Degree*
Amarillo College Amarillo A
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Baylor University Waco B
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Coastal Bend College Beeville A
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Grayson County College Denison A
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Howard College Big Spring C
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Howard Payne University Brownwood B
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Lamar State College-Orange (TSUS) Orange C,A
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Lamar University Beaumont B
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Prairie View A&M University Prairie View M
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Sam Houston State University Huntsville M
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San Antonio College (ACCD) San Antonio A
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St. Edward's University Austin B
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St. Mary's University of San Antonio San Antonio B
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Texas A&M University College Station B
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Texas Southmost College District Brownsville A
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Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos M
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Texas Tech University Lubbock M
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Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth C
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The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville A
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The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso B
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston B,M
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio B,M
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University of Houston-Victoria Victoria M
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University of North Texas Denton B
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University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Fort Worth M
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Weatherford College Weatherford A
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate