In Mississippi an estimated 2 students graduate from fire science schools every year. If you too are interested in a career in fire science, Mississippi has 1 fire science schools for you to choose from. Yearly tuition at fire science schools in Mississippi for a certificate in fire science is $1,780 per year.
Located in Meridian, Meridian Community College is the largest fire science school in Mississippi, based on student population. In 2009, a reported 2 students graduated with a fire science certificate from Meridian Community College. This was 100% of the total fire science graduates in Mississippi for that year. If you decide to attend Meridian Community College, you can expect to pay approximately $1,780 per year to earn your certificate in fire science.
A majority of those with a certificate in fire science choose to become fire science professionals. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for fire science professionals in Mississippi is average. An estimated 1,060 fire science professionals are in Mississippi state. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 11%, or to 1,170 fire science professionals.
In Mississippi, as a fire science professional, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $29,102 per year to more than $58,948 per year. But the median salary for fire science professionals earn $41,788 per year, in Mississippi.