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Biotechnology Schools in Mississippi

In 2018-2019, 3 students earned their Biotech degrees in MS.

In this state, Biotechnology is the 200th most popular major out of a total 235 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Mississippi

Biotech majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

In Mississippi, a biotech major is more popular with women than with men.

Biotechnology Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of biotech majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 66.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 0.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 33.3%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Biotechnology Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Mississippi

There are 850 people in the state and 154,670 people in the nation working in biotech jobs.

Biotechnology Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a biotech grad in the state is $80,690, compared to a typical salary of $97,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Mississippi that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Alcorn State University

Alcorn State
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,658 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 77% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
7,250 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,492. 70% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Biotechnology Careers in MS

Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 14% $68,630
Natural Sciences Managers 7% $98,890
Biological Scientists 0% $75,580

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to biotech.

Major Annual Graduates in MS
General Biology 1,347
Biochemistry & Biophysics 142
Other Biological Sciences 74
Microbiology Science & Immunology 39
Ecology & Systematics Biology 32
Botany/Plant Biology 29
Zoology 13
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 12

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