With an overall population of 16,412 and a student population of 17,853, approximately 17,853 of Cocoa students attend one of Cocoa's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Brevard Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Cocoa, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 142 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Brevard Community College.
In 2010, 189 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate from one of Cocoa's criminal justice schools. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Cocoa was $2,148 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Cocoa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,460 criminal justice professionals in Florida. Of these criminal justice professionals, 1,810 were working in the greater Cocoa area. Cocoa's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Cocoa is $25,730 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.