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Business Administration & Management Schools in Mississippi

In 2018-2019, 911 students earned their Business Administration degrees in MS.

As a degree choice, Business Administration & Management is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in Mississippi

Business Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 875
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19
Post-Master’s Certificate 17
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 17

Gender Distribution

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

Business Administration & Management Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business administration majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 44.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • White: 42.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.4%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
Business Administration & Management Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Mississippi

77,080 people in the state and 9,785,040 in the nation are employed in jobs related to business administration.

Business Administration & Management Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a business administration grad in the state is $79,380, compared to a typical salary of $103,110 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Mississippi that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

380 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
4,205 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

#2

Mississippi State University

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
22,456 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Ole Miss. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,509 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,715 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at Delta State University.

#6

Millsaps College

Jackson
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
865 Total Students

79% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,103 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $17,192. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,492. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,042 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $18,905. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%. Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
2,285 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,874. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Mississippi Valley State University.

Business Administration & Management Careers in MS

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Business Professors 18% $77,840
Social and Community Service Managers 11% $40,420
Management Analysts 8% $64,520
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $90,490
Purchasing Managers 8% $88,310
Industrial Production Managers 8% $91,150
Administrative Services Managers 7% $69,620
Logisticians 7% $71,770
General and Operations Managers 7% $59,800
Sales Managers 7% $91,560
Natural Sciences Managers 7% $98,890
Cost Estimators 7% $57,630
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 6% $79,570
Retail Sales Supervisors 6% $33,690
Managers 6% $72,130
Construction Managers 3% $66,520
Chief Executives -6% $105,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Accounting 238
Human Resource Management 52
Taxation 32
Finance & Financial Management 17
Managerial Economics 13
Management Information Systems 9
Hospitality Management 1

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