Ministry Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi has is only one accredited ministry school where ministry faculty who teach ministry classes can find employment. The trends in Mississippi's ministry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in ministry includes ministry training at the ministry masters degree level.


  1. Wesley Biblical Seminary

    787 E. Northside Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39286

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Ministry Employment

Mississippi 240
National 59,660

Of all of the ministry professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Mississippi

220 180 220 220 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Ministry is a growing field in Mississippi. 20 more ministry professionals were working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of ministry has grown by 9% in Mississippi. This growth is slower than the national trend for ministry professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of ministry professionals working around the nation.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$37,260 $38,950 $37,250 $34,990 $34,090
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by ministry professionals is decreasing in Mississippi. In 2006 ministry professionals made a mean salary of $37,260 per year, and in 2010 they made $34,090 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Mississippi

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This represents a 9% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Mississippi, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of ministry. The pay differential between the highest paid ministry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 116%

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Mississippi

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

Educational Trends

Ministry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi


As the number of ministry professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited ministry school in Mississippi state is decreasing. In Mississippi, there were 17 graduates in 2006. And there were 17 graduates from ministry courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 0%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a master's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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