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Early Childhood Education Schools in Mississippi

20 Child development students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Early Childhood Education is the 23rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Mississippi

Child development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 11
Bachelor’s Degree 5
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of child development majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 45.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 55.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Early Childhood Education Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Mississippi

There are 3,960 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Mississippi

Child development grads earn an average of $27,940 in the state and $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Mississippi that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

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

Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
4,733 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $17,192. The average student takes 4.31 years to complete their degree at MC.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,529 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,332. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Early Childhood Education Careers in MS

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Kindergarten Teachers 9% $42,640
Preschool Teachers 5% $25,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Elementary Education 933
Secondary Education 195
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 123
Teacher Education 29
Middle School Education & Teaching 16
Teacher Development & Methodology 1

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