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Forensic Science Schools in Mississippi

There is one school in the state of Mississippi offering forensic science programs. 30 forensic science students graduated from programs at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2010. 27 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and three of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

22 students graduate from programs in Mississippi in forensic science, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of forensic science students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 27 students graduated with a degree in forensic science at the bachelor's level and three with a master's level degree.

This university is a public school.

Average tuition for forensic science programs at Southern Miss is $5,452. Private tuition is $24,326, while on average, public tuitions at US forensic science schools are $3,734.

Southern Miss offers bachelors degrees and masters degrees in forensic science.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

22 students graduate from programs in Mississippi in forensic science, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of forensic science students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 27 students graduated with a degree in forensic science at the bachelor's level and three with a master's level degree.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 2
  • Bachelor 2007: 7
  • Bachelor 2008: 14
  • Bachelor 2009: 25
  • Bachelor 2010: 27
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 1
  • Master 2010: 3

Forensic Science Program Availability in Mississippi

Southern Miss offers a total of two forensic science programs. Of these programs, close to 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Forensic Science Program Availability in Mississippi

  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34330
  • 25th Percentile: 40500
  • Median: 47680
  • 75th Percentile: 63510
  • 90th Percentile: 72530

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46040
  • Median Salary 2007: 44700
  • Median Salary 2008: 50940
  • Median Salary 2009: 49310
  • Median Salary 2010: 47680
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 95
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Mississippi vs National Forensic Science Employment

Mississippi vs National Forensic Science Employment

  • Employed in Mississippi: 0.807% (100)

Forensic Science Schools in Mississippi

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1. The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-1000

The University of Southern Mississippi, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Hattiesburg, MS. It offers two forensic science programs. More specifically, students are offered one forensic science degree at the bachelor's level by this big university and one degree at the master's level in forensic science. Southern Miss is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in forensic science.

2. Northwest Mississippi Community College

4975 Hwy 51 N
Senatobia, MS 38668-1714
(662) 562-3200

Northwest Mississippi Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1926. This college, which is very close to Senatobia, Mississippi, is located in a rural setting. This college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Mississippi. It offers subjects such as graphic design and forensic science. Students are offered ten certificates and 75 associates level degrees by it. 6,607 students sought degrees from the 82 programs at this community college in 2010. This public college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.