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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in Mississippi
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Each year, roughly 0.3% of Mississippi students graduate with degrees in information technology. Thus, Mississippi's 19 information technology schools put out approximately 197 information technology professionals each year.
The top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a information technology program is Mississippi State University. Mississippi State University, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Mississippi State. In 2010, Mississippi State University graduated 44 students from its information technology program. Tuition at Mississippi State University was $5,461 per year.
University of Mississippi Main Campus, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a information technology program. It is located in University. In 2010, University of Mississippi Main Campus graduated 14 students from its information technology program. The tuition rate at University of Mississippi Main Campus was $5,436 per year.
The third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a information technology program is University of Southern Mississippi. University of Southern Mississippi, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Hattiesburg. 47 students graduated with degree in information technology from University of Southern Mississippi in 2010. Students at University of Southern Mississippi paid $5,452 per year in tuition fees.
Information technology schools in Mississippi, charge students an average tuition of $6,748 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $27,812 per year, or as little as $1,680 per year. In 2010, the following Mississippi information technology schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Millsaps College - located in Jackson, students are charged $27,812 per year
- Belhaven University - located in Jackson, students are charged $17,700 per year
- Antonelli College - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $14,850 per year
The following Mississippi information technology schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
- Holmes Community College - located in Goodman, students are charged $1,938 per year
- Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year
An information technology degree from a Mississippi school... what next?
The Mississippi counties with the largest populations of information technology professional are:
- Copiah County - 380 information technology professionals
- Alcorn County - 170 information technology professionals
- Hancock County - 150 information technology professionals
The government projects that by 2018, the number of information technology professionals in the state of Mississippi will grow to 1,260. This would require a 20% growth in the profession.
On average, information technology professionals earn a salary of $76,180 per year in Mississippi state. However, this number is only an average. Information technology professional in Mississippi had varying salaries from $36,190 to $137,600 per year in 2010. The counties in Mississippi with the highest average salary for information technology professionals are:
- Copiah County - $83,580 per year
- George County - $80,380 per year
- Forrest County - $78,090 per year
The Mississippi counties with the lowest average salary for information technology professionals are:
- Alcorn County - $66,530 per year
- Attala County - $68,650 per year
- Adams County - $72,380 per year
On average, the highest paid information technology professionals in Mississippi were:
- Information Technology Manager - $76,180 per year
On average, the lowest paid information technology professionals in Mississippi were:
- Information Technology Manager - $76,180 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in information technology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as information technology or computer networking.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Information Technology in Mississippi
- Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Mississippi
- Master's Degree in Information Technology in Mississippi
- Doctoral Degree in Information Technology in Mississippi
- Certificate in Information Technology in Mississippi
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,234 miles from location||Strayer University-Mississippi||Jackson||MS||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|6,155 miles from location||Mississippi State University||Mississippi State||MS||35.5573||38%||18,601|
|6,198 miles from location||University of Mississippi Main Campus||University||MS||33.9448||38%||15,932|
|6,185 miles from location||University of Southern Mississippi||Hattiesburg||MS||30.4339||56%||15,300|
|6,249 miles from location||Hinds Community College||Raymond||MS||19.3052||n/a||11,752|
|6,174 miles from location||Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College||Perkinston||MS||18.5666||n/a||10,064|
|6,237 miles from location||Jackson State University||Jackson||MS||27.7583||20%||8,783|
|6,223 miles from location||Northwest Mississippi Community College||Senatobia||MS||17.4796||n/a||8,211|
|6,134 miles from location||Itawamba Community College||Fulton||MS||18.9111||n/a||7,596|
|6,220 miles from location||Holmes Community College||Goodman||MS||18.8771||n/a||6,466|
|6,244 miles from location||Mississippi College||Clinton||MS||26.5242||44%||4,796|
|6,143 miles from location||Northeast Mississippi Community College||Booneville||MS||17.6045||n/a||3,633|
|6,292 miles from location||Alcorn State University||Lorman||MS||24.4923||36%||3,334|
|6,235 miles from location||Belhaven University||Jackson||MS||28.6922||87%||2,883|
|6,245 miles from location||Mississippi Valley State University||Itta Bena||MS||22.4426||23%||2,850|
|6,173 miles from location||East Central Community College||Decatur||MS||20.4454||n/a||2,639|
|6,258 miles from location||Coahoma Community College||Clarksdale||MS||17.9142||n/a||2,565|
|6,235 miles from location||Millsaps College||Jackson||MS||29.4926||29%||1,117|
|6,186 miles from location||Antonelli College||Hattiesburg||MS||18.8411||n/a||436|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers +||1,010||$76,180||0.0%|
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