The largest criminal justice school in Perkinston, by student population, is Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. In 2010, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College graduated approximately 26 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Perkinston. Tuition in 2009 at Perkinston's criminal justice schools was $9,072 per year for instate students and $10,918 per year for out of state students.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Perkinston-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,452.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Perkinston, your job prospects are good. There were 11,370 criminal justice professionals working in Mississippi and 1,470 working in the greater Perkinston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Perkinston will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Perkinston, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,590 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.