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Information Technology Schools in Mississippi

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

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 103rd most popular major in the 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
Master’s Degree 3

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

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Mississippi

9,250 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Mississippi

IT grads earn an average of $75,000 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Mississippi State University

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

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,830. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
508 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

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 55
Computer Science 5
Other Computer Sciences 4

View all majors related to Information Technology

View Nationwide Information Technology Report

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