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Human Development & Family Studies at Northwest Mississippi Community College

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Human Development & Family Studies at Northwest Mississippi Community College

What traits are you looking for in a human development school? To help you decide if Northwest Mississippi Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's human development program.

NWCC is located in Senatobia, Mississippi and has a total student population of 7,537.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Human Development & Family Studies section at the bottom of this page.

NWCC Human Development & Family Studies Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in Human Development (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Human Development

NWCC Human Development & Family Studies Rankings

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Human Development Student Demographics at NWCC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the human development majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College.

NWCC Human Development & Family Studies Associate’s Program

92% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 8% of human development associate's degrees went to men and 92% went to women.

NWCC Gender Breakdown of Human Development & Family Studies Associate's Degree Grads

NWCC does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in human development graduates 16% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Human Development & Family Studies Majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Human Development Grads May Go Into

A degree in human development 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 Northwest Mississippi Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MS Average Salary in MS
Childcare Workers 6,530 $19,310
Preschool Teachers 2,820 $27,940
Social and Human Service Assistants 2,230 $28,710
Community and Social Service Specialists 430 $34,860
Farm and Home Management Advisors 320 $49,350


*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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