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General Education Schools in Mississippi

265 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Education major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 92
Post-Master’s Certificate 88
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 88
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 81
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 81
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 81
Bachelor’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 42.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • White: 50.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
General Education Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Mississippi

There are 510 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for General Education Jobs in Mississippi

Education grads earn an average of $63,490 in the state and $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Mississippi that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
4,574 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,700 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,617 Total Students

In their early career, Ole Miss grads earn an average salary of $35,100. This public school has an average net price of $13,857. 84% of the teachers are full time.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
7,020 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,492. 70% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,100 a year.

#4

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
22,226 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The 7.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,133 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Southern Miss grads earn an average salary of $30,200. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,751 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,100 a year. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,811 Total Students

67% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#8

Millsaps College

Jackson
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
820 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year. It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate.

General Education Careers in MS

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Education Professors 12% $58,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,317
Educational Administration 709
Teacher Education Subject Specific 641
Special Education 301
Student Counseling 165
Curriculum & Instruction 145
Other Education 94
Instructional Media Design 40

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