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Food Science Technology Schools in Mississippi

25 students earned Food Science Tech degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

A Food Science Technology major is the 148th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Food Science Technology Majors in Mississippi

Food Science Tech majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 25

Gender Distribution

In Mississippi, a food science tech major is more popular with women than with men.

Food Science Technology Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of food science tech majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 12.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 84.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Food Science Technology Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Food Science Technology Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 360 people employed in jobs related to a food science tech degree, compared to 45,430 nationwide.

Food Science Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Food Science Technology Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a food science tech grad in the state is $37,800, compared to a typical salary of $72,570 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
21,974 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 96% of students get financical aid.

Food Science Technology Careers in MS

Some of the careers food science tech majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Food Scientists and Technologists 11% $0
Agricultural Sciences Professors 7% $96,010
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 4% $34,990

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to food science tech.

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Animal Science 104
Agricultural Economics 103
Agricultural Production 76
Plant Sciences 58
Horticulture 42
General Agriculture 20
Agricultural Mechanization 19
Other Agriculture 8

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