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Allied Health Professions at Northwest Mississippi Community College

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Allied Health Professions at Northwest Mississippi Community College

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

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 Allied Health Professions section at the bottom of this page.

NWCC Allied Health Professions Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Allied Health (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Undergrad Certificate in Allied Health (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Allied Health

NWCC Allied Health Professions Rankings

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Allied Health Student Demographics at NWCC

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

NWCC Allied Health Professions Associate’s Program

69% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 31% of allied health associate's degrees went to men and 69% went to women.

NWCC Gender Breakdown of Allied Health Professions Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in allied health 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 allied health.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health Professions Majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 20
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Allied Health Grads May Go Into

A degree in allied health 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
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 2,410 $33,310
Respiratory Therapists 1,500 $49,220
Surgical Technologists 1,350 $39,700
Health Technologists and Technicians 970 $36,900

References

*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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