Mississippi College BS in Criminal Justice & Corrections
Criminal Justice & Corrections is a major offered under the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program of study at Mississippi College. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in criminal justice, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.
If there’s something special you’re looking for, you can use one of the links below to find it:
- Bachelor’s Degree Rankings
- Undergraduate Cost
- Student Debt
- Average Salary
- Online Learning
- Student Diversity
- Focus Areas
Rankings for the MC BS in Criminal Justice
Each year, we produce a number of different types of college rankings to help students decide which school is the best fit for them. The bachelor's program at MC was ranked #174 on College Factual's Best Schools for criminal justice list. It is also ranked #1 in Mississippi.
Here are some of the other rankings for MC.
How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from MC Cost?
MC Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time undergraduate students at MC paid an average of $570 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.
|In State||Out of State|
|Books and Supplies||$1,500||$1,500|
|On Campus Room and Board||$10,950||$10,950|
|On Campus Other Expenses||$4,514||$4,514|
Learn more about MC tuition and fees.
MC Criminal Justice BS Student Debt
One factor in determining the overall cost in a degree is to consider how much in student loans you’ll have to take out. Students who received their bachelor’s degree at MC in Criminal Justice walked away with an average of $21,500 in student debt. That is 23% lower than the national average of $27,924.
How Much Can You Make With a BS in Criminal Justice From MC?
The median early career salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor’s degree from MC is $28,500 per year. That is 12% lower than the national average of $32,399.
Does MC Offer an Online BS in Criminal Justice?
If you’re one of the many students who want the flexibility of distance learning courses, you’ll be happy to hear that MC offers online option in its criminal justice bachelor’s degree program. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the MC Online Learning page.
MC Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Criminal Justice
Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 2019-2020, 42.9% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 53.3%.
Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at MC in 2019-2020, 33.3% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 50%.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
|Native American or Alaska Native||1|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0|
BS in Criminal Justice Focus Areas at MC
Criminal Justice & Corrections students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.
|Focus Area||Annual Graduates|
|Securities Services Administration/Management||1|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.