Health Professions at Northwest Mississippi Community College
NWCC is located in Senatobia, Mississippi and approximately 7,537 students attend the school each year.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Health Professions section at the bottom of this page.
NWCC Health Professions Degrees Available
- Basic Certificate in Health Professions (Less Than 1 Year)
- Undergrad Certificate in Health Professions (1 - 4 Years)
- Associate’s Degree in Health Professions
Online Classes Are Available at NWCC
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.
For those who are interested in distance learning, NWCC does offer online courses in health professions for the following degree levels:
- Associate’s Degree
NWCC Health Professions Rankings
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Health Professions Student Demographics at NWCC
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College.
NWCC Health Professions Associate’s Program
The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in health professions at NWCC are white. Around 69% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College with a associate's in health professions.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||47|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Concentrations Within Health Professions
If you plan to be a health professions major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Northwest Mississippi Community College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||178|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||94|
|Allied Health Professions||42|
Careers That Health Professions Grads May Go Into
A degree in health professions 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|
|Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors||12,410||$47,000|
|Personal Care Aides||9,610||$20,800|
|Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses||9,520||$37,930|
*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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