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Allied Health Professions Schools in Mississippi

579 students earned Allied Health degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In Mississippi, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

Allied Health Professions Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 23.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 70.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.8%
Allied Health Professions Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Mississippi

13,090 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $49,220. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Mississippi that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,521 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,086.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,930 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,494 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,950 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,677. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,836 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,500 a year. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,678 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Holmes Community College will pay a net price of $4,332.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,618 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,895 Total Students

In their early career, Coahoma Community College grads earn an average salary of $16,400. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $540.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,496 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. In their early career, Jones County Junior College grads earn an average salary of $21,400. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
22,456 Total Students

In their early career, Ole Miss grads earn an average salary of $35,100. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

Allied Health Professions Careers in MS

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 15% $60,980
Health Technologists and Technicians 8% $31,670
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 6% $36,440
Surgical Technologists 5% $39,010
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 5% $58,960
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 4% $32,050
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 4% $65,540
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -58% $44,840

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 891
Health/Medical Admin Services 888
Allied Health Services 725
Dental Support Services 342
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 101
Mental & Social Health Services 67
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 60
Health Sciences & Services 17

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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