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General Biology at East Mississippi Community College

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General Biology at East Mississippi Community College

If you plan to study general biology, take a look at what East Mississippi Community College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

EMCC is located in Scooba, Mississippi and approximately 3,832 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Biology section at the bottom of this page.

EMCC General Biology Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Biology

Online Classes Are Available at EMCC

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? EMCC offers distance education options for biology at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

EMCC General Biology Rankings

Biology Student Demographics at EMCC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at East Mississippi Community College.

EMCC General Biology Associate’s Program

68% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 32% of biology associate's degrees went to men and 68% went to women.

EMCC Gender Breakdown of General Biology Associate's Degree Grads

EMCC does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in biology graduates 4% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from East Mississippi Community College with a associate's in biology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Biology Majors at East Mississippi Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 20
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Biology Grads May Go Into

A degree in biology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MS, the home state for East Mississippi Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MS Average Salary in MS
High School Teachers 8,920 $47,190
Biological Science Professors 370 $75,300
Biological Scientists 300 $80,690
Medical Scientists 270 $45,150
Natural Sciences Managers 180 $101,240


*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.

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