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Secondary Education Schools in Mississippi

195 students earned Secondary Teaching degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Mississippi

Secondary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 71
Bachelor’s Degree 65
Associate’s Degree 52
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of secondary teaching majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 34.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.5%
  • White: 62.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.1%
Secondary Education Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Mississippi

There are 8,920 people in the state and 1,051,570 people in the nation working in secondary teaching jobs.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Mississippi

Secondary Teaching grads earn an average of $47,190 in the state and $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Mississippi that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

#1

Mississippi State University

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 86%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,529 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,600 a year.

#3

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,523 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. In their early career, Alcorn State grads earn an average salary of $23,100. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $14,126.

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.31 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,700 a year. This private school has an average net price of $17,192.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,832 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. In their early career, EMCC grads earn an average salary of $21,200. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,489.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. In their early career, ICC grads earn an average salary of $22,600. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,100 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.65 years to graduate. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,113 Total Students

A typical student attending Copiah-Lincoln Community College will pay a net price of $3,666. 92% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.53 years. A typical student attending MUW will pay a net price of $11,152. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

Secondary Education Careers in MS

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
High School Teachers 8% $46,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Elementary Education 933
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 123
Teacher Education 29
Early Childhood Education 20
Middle School Education & Teaching 16
Teacher Development & Methodology 1

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