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Information Technology Schools in Mississippi

83 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Information Technology major is the 88th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 48
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 48
Associate’s Degree 30
Master’s Degree 3
Bachelor’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 36.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 42.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 14.5%
Information Technology Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 9,250 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $75,000. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Mississippi that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,521 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,086. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,950 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. A typical student attending Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will pay a net price of $7,677.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,000 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Mississippi State University

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

The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Mississippi State. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

#5

Alcorn State University

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

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,352. 86% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
508 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

Information Technology Careers in MS

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 20% $63,040
Web Developers 11% $59,300
Computer User Support Specialists 8% $44,070
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $90,490
Computer Network Support Specialists 6% $48,560
Managers 6% $72,130
Database Administrators 6% $67,760
Computer Network Architects 6% $87,960
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 4% $70,480
Computer Workers 3% $78,970

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Computer Information Systems 314
Computer Systems Networking 237
Computer Programming 112
Computer Science 59
Data Processing 35
Computer Software Applications 21
Other Computer Sciences 4

View all majors related to Information Technology

View Nationwide Information Technology Report

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