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Gerontology in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Mississippi

Each year, in the range of 0.0% of Mississippi graduates, graduate from Gerontology degree programs.

The only accredited Gerontology school in Mississippi is William Carey University. William Carey University, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Hattiesburg. Approximately 0 students graduated from Gerontology programs at William Carey University, in 2010.


William Carey University charged in-state students taking Gerontology courses, $10,350 in tuition fees per year.

A Gerontology degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

A majority of Mississippi Gerontology graduates become a gerontologist. Mississippi had 30 gerontologists in 2010. The largest populations of Mississippi gerontologists are working in the following counties:

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of gerontologists is expected to grow by 24% by 2018. There are projected to be an estimated 140 gerontologists working in the Mississippi then.


A gerontologist in Mississippi makes an average of $78,130 per year. [A/An] gerontologists in the following Mississippi counties makes the highest salaries on average:

The following counties in Mississippi have the lowest average salaries for A gerontologist:

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For more Mississippi data regarding a career in gerontology in Mississippi and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse practitioning or nursing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses 28,200 $57,940 8.6%
Medical and Health Services Managers 2,420 $76,900 32.2%
Social and Human Service Assistants 1,350 $23,290 20.5%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 70 $61,840
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 30 $78,130 -57.1%

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