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Allied Health Professions Schools in Mississippi

In 2018-2019, 579 students earned their Allied Health degrees in MS.

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.

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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%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Mississippi

There are 13,090 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Mississippi

Allied Health grads earn an average of $49,220 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,827 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $5,465.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,402 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 68%. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,954 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,157 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 83% of students get financical aid.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,529 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,332. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,537 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,700 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,808 Total Students

A typical student attending Coahoma Community College will pay a net price of $540. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $16,400 after graduation.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,536 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 87%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,617 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 84%. Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $13,857.

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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