Human Services Schools In Mississippi

There are 16 accredited human services schools in Mississippi for faculty who teach human services classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human services in the state of Mississippi, which encompasses human services training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Human Services
  • Bachelors degree in Human Services
  • Masters degree in Human Services
  • PhD degree in Human Services


Schools

  1. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  2. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  3. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  4. East Central Community College

    275 West Broad Street, Decatur, Mississippi 39327-0129

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  5. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  6. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  7. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  8. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  10. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  11. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  12. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  14. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  15. Rust College

    150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635

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  16. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Human Services Employment

Mississippi 5,200
National 913,960

Approximately 1% of the country's human services professionals work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In Mississippi

4,320 4,300 5,010 5,560 5,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, human services is a growing field. In 2010 there were 880 more human services professionals working in Mississippi than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of human services professionals has grown by 20%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of human services professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of human services professionals has grown by 25% from 2006 to 2010.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$36,124 $38,188 $38,468 $37,036 $34,483
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of human services professionals is growing, the salaries earned by human services professionals are decreasing. Human services professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,124 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $34,483 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$20,738
25th percentile
$24,265
50th percentile
$34,695
75th percentile
$42,130
90th percentile
$50,685

This represents a 5% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of human services, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid human services professionals earning 144% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Human Services
$34,483
Mental Health
$29,218
Public Administration
$67,010
Public Health
$50,983
Social Work
$38,410
Sociology
$60,960

In Mississippi, human services professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Services programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi

associate
8
bachelor
8
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total20

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited human services schools in Mississippi is increasing. In Mississippi, there were 415 graduates in 2006. And there were 430 graduates from human services courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of human services school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 4%. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a associate's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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