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Business Administration & Management Schools in Mississippi

2,445 Business Administration students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Business Administration & Management major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in Mississippi

Business Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,175
Master’s Degree 875
Associate’s Degree 253
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 106
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 106
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19
Post-Master’s Certificate 17
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 17

Gender Distribution

In Mississippi, a business administration major is more popular with women than with men.

Business Administration & Management Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business administration majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 38.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 51.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.6%
  • Other Races: 3.5%
Business Administration & Management Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 77,080 people employed in jobs related to a business administration degree, compared to 9,785,040 nationwide.

Business Administration & Management Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Mississippi

Business Administration grads earn an average of $79,380 in the state and $103,110 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 28 colleges in Mississippi that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

553 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
4,574 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,460. Graduates earn an average $31,700 after graduation. The average student takes 4.27 years to complete their degree at Belhaven.

#2

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
342 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
22,226 Total Students

86% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 7.60% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years.

280 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,133 Total Students

A typical student attending Southern Miss will pay a net price of $14,126. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.70%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,200 a year.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,857. 84% of the teachers are full time.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,811 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,400 a year. 100% of students get financical aid. 67% of the teachers are full time.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,751 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years. 97% of students get financical aid. 60% of the teachers are full time.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
7,020 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,492. The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Jackson State.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,954 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,100. 66% of the teachers are full time.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,040 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.35 years to graduate. In their early career, William Carey University grads earn an average salary of $31,400. 99% of students get financical aid.

#10

Millsaps College

Jackson
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
820 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $35,900 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Business Administration & Management Careers in MS

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 11% $40,420
Management Analysts 8% $64,520
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $90,490
Purchasing Managers 8% $88,310
Industrial Production Managers 8% $91,150
Administrative Services Managers 7% $69,620
Logisticians 7% $71,770
General and Operations Managers 7% $59,800
Cost Estimators 7% $57,630
Sales Managers 7% $91,560
Natural Sciences Managers 7% $98,890
Retail Sales Supervisors 6% $33,690
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 6% $79,570
Managers 6% $72,130
Construction Managers 3% $66,520
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 0% $42,660
Chief Executives -6% $105,160

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to business administration.

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Accounting 1,062
Marketing 766
Business & Commerce 446
Business Support & Assistance 434
Finance & Financial Management 396
Hospitality Management 184
Human Resource Management 106
Management Information Systems 92

View all majors related to Business Administration & Management

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