FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Homeland Security Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi has is only one accredited homeland security school where homeland security faculty who teach homeland security classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the homeland security academic community in Mississippi, and the future trends in homeland security training at the homeland security associates degree level.


  1. Meridian Community College

    910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, Mississippi 39307-5801

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Mississippi 10,820
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Mississippi

10,790 12,090 11,860 11,750 10,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, homeland security is a growing field. In 2010 there were 30 more homeland security professionals working in Mississippi than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of homeland security has grown by 0% in Mississippi. This growth is slower than the change in the number of homeland security professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of homeland security professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Homeland Security VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$30,610 $32,000 $33,380 $32,687 $38,740
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of homeland security professionals is growing, the salaries earned by homeland security professionals are increasing. Homeland security professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $30,610 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $38,740 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 21% growth in homeland security professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of homeland security, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid homeland security professionals earning 182% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In Mississippi, homeland security professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Homeland Security programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi


As the number of homeland security professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited homeland security school in Mississippi state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 1 homeland security graduates from homeland security courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 3 graduates.

This represents a 200% increase in the number of homeland security degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

The number of homeland security faculty, growth in the field of homeland security academia and homeland security faculty salaries in Mississippi, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. Please enter your information in the form below if you are involved in teaching homeland security courses to students at the associates degree in homeland security level This will help us build a valuable free database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of homeland security in Mississippi. All information you submit will be anonymous. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

Career Index

Your free online education database