Information Technology Schools In Mississippi

Information Technology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 19 accredited information technology schools in Mississippi. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of information technology and information technology training in Mississippi, which includes information technology training at the following levels:

  • Information Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Information Technology
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology
  • Masters degree in Information Technology
  • PhD degree in Information Technology


Schools

  1. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

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  2. Belhaven University

    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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  3. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  4. East Central Community College

    275 West Broad Street, Decatur, Mississippi 39327-0129

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  5. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  6. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  7. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  8. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  9. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

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  10. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

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

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

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  12. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  13. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  14. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

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

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  16. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  17. University of Southern Mississippi

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

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  18. Antonelli College in Hattiesburg

    1500 N 31st Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

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  19. Strayer University-Mississippi

    460 Briarwood Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39206

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Information Technology Employment

Mississippi 7,450
National 2,922,550

Approximately 0% of the country's information technology professionals work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Information technology professionals In Mississippi

7,440 8,120 8,640 8,360 1,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Information Technology is a shrinking field in Mississippi. There were 6,430 less information technology professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of information technology has shrunk by 86% in Mississippi. This decline is slower than the national trend for information technology professionals which shows a 89% decrease in the number of information technology professionals working around the nation.

Information Technology VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$55,340 $58,079 $59,535 $60,445 $76,180
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of information technology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by information technology professionals are increasing. Information technology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,340 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $76,180 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$41,360
25th percentile
$51,240
50th percentile
$70,490
75th percentile
$92,070
90th percentile
$125,390

Thus, information technology professionals' salaries grew by 27% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of information technology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid information technology professionals earning 203% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Computer Networking
$60,482
Computer Science
$53,088
Information Systems
$66,975
Information Technology
$59,462

Information technology professionals in Mississippi earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Information Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi

associate
9
bachelor
10
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
2
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The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited information technology schools in Mississippi is decreasing. In Mississippi, there were 232 graduates in 2006. And there were 192 graduates from information technology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of information technology school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 17%. 37% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in information technology.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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