Muscle Shoals has a general population of 11,924 and an overall student population of 4,520. Approximately 4,520 of Muscle Shoals's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Muscle Shoals, by student population, is Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Muscle Shoals in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Muscle Shoals's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,980 per year in instate tuition and $9,110 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,820.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Muscle Shoals, your job prospects are average. There were 14,760 criminal justice professionals working in Alabama and 240 working in the greater Muscle Shoals area in 2010. The number of criminal justice professionals in Muscle Shoals is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Muscle Shoals, you can expect to make an average salary of $19,360 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.