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Information Technology Schools in Mississippi

91 students earned IT degrees in Mississippi in the 2019-2020 year.

An Information Technology major is the 103rd 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
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 25.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • White: 61.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
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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.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Mississippi

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

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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
58% Graduation Rate
22,986 Total Students

The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at Mississippi State. Graduates earn an average $33,400 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $16,173.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
564 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,580. 28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year.

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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 7% $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

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