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Human Resource Management Schools in Mississippi

85 students earned HR degrees in Mississippi in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, Human Resource Management is the 13th most popular major out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Mississippi

HR majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 40
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 40
Bachelor’s Degree 28
Master’s Degree 13
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Black or African American: 52.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.2%
  • White: 40.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.4%

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Mississippi

6,180 people in the state and 1,325,020 in the nation are employed in jobs related to HR.


Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, HR grads earn an average of $68,590. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,730.


There are 2 colleges in Mississippi that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
14,606 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,032. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
564 Total Students

28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 12% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 8.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Human Resource Management Careers in MS

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Training and Development Managers 13% $83,150
Human Resources Managers 8% $83,000
Training and Development Specialists 8% $53,040
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 4% $47,310
Human Resources Specialists 4% $47,280
Compensation and Benefits Managers 0% $77,640
Labor Relations Specialists -10% $64,120

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Business Administration & Management 2,579
Accounting 1,076
Marketing 652
Business & Commerce 607
Finance & Financial Management 388
Business Support & Assistance 117
Management Information Systems 92
Hospitality Management 74

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