Risk Management in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Risk Management Programs in Mississippi


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Mississippi graduates receive degrees in risk management. In other words, every year an estimated 105 risk managers graduate from Mississippi's 3 risk management schools.

Top Schools

Mississippi State University, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a risk management program. It is located in Mississippi State. 63 students graduated with a degree in risk management from Mississippi State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Mississippi State University was $5,461 per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi with a risk management program is University of Mississippi Main Campus, which is located in University. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. 36 students graduated with degree in risk management from University of Mississippi Main Campus in 2010. University of Mississippi Main Campus charged in-state students $5,436 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a risk management program is Delta State University. Delta State University, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Cleveland. In 2010, Delta State University graduated 6 students from its risk management programs. Tuition at Delta State University was $4,851 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Mississippi's risk management schools ranges from $5,461 per year to $4,851 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,249 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Mississippi risk management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mississippi State University - located in Mississippi State, students are charged $5,461 per year
  2. University of Mississippi Main Campus - located in University, students are charged $5,436 per year
  3. Delta State University - located in Cleveland, students are charged $4,851 per year

The risk management schools in Mississippi that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Delta State University - located in Cleveland, students are charged $4,851 per year
  2. University of Mississippi Main Campus - located in University, students are charged $5,436 per year
  3. Mississippi State University - located in Mississippi State, students are charged $5,461 per year

A risk management degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

A large number of Mississippi risk management graduates become risk managers. In 2010, there were 190 risk managers working in Mississippi. In Mississippi, the largest numbers of risk managers work in the following counties:

  1. Hancock County - 80 risk managers
  2. Copiah County - 40 risk managers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of risk managers in Mississippi will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 230 risk managers working in Mississippi.

Salary

On average, a risk manager earns a salary of $64,290 per year in Mississippi state. In 2010, however, some Mississippi risk managers earned as little as less than $35,710 per year or as much as more than $96,910 per year. The counties in Mississippi with the highest average salary for a risk manager are:

  1. Hancock County - $66,850 per year
  2. Copiah County - $60,420 per year

On average, risk managers earns the least in the following Mississippi counties:

  1. Copiah County - $60,420 per year
  2. Hancock County - $66,850 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in risk management in Mississippi and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or emergency management, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Risk Management in Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
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
6,208 miles from location Delta State University Cleveland MS 29.6627 80% 4,031
 

Curious what studying Risk Management gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Financial Specialists, All Other + 190 $64,290 5.6%
 

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