Forensic Science in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Forensic Science Programs in Mississippi


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Mississippi receive forensic science degrees every year. Thus, Mississippi's 2 forensic science schools put out approximately 30 forensic science technicians each year.

Top Schools

University of Southern Mississippi, which is located in Hattiesburg, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a forensic science program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Southern Mississippi graduated 30 students from its forensic science program. The tuition rate at University of Southern Mississippi was $5,452 per year.

Northwest Mississippi Community College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a forensic science program. It is located in Senatobia. Students at Northwest Mississippi Community College paid $1,950 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Mississippi forensic science school, average tuition will be $3,701 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,950 per year to $5,452 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Mississippi forensic science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Southern Mississippi - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $5,452 per year
  2. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year

The forensic science schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Mississippi were:

  1. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year
  2. University of Southern Mississippi - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $5,452 per year

A forensic science degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

A large number of Mississippi forensic science graduates become forensic science technicians. If you decide to work as a forensic science technician in Mississippi, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 100 Mississippi forensic science technicians as of 2010. The Mississippi counties with the largest populations of forensic science technicians are:

Salary

On average, forensic science technicians earn $51,410 per year.

More Information

For more data regarding a career in forensic science in Mississippi and to compare salaries with various related fields such as crime scene investigation or forensic psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Forensic Science in Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,185 miles from location University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg MS 30.4339 56% 15,300
6,223 miles from location Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia MS 17.4796 n/a 8,211
 

Curious what studying Forensic Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Mississippi

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Forensic Science Technicians + 100 $51,410 25.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are forensic science related jobs in Mississippi