Psychology Schools In Mississippi

There are 21 accredited psychology schools in Mississippi for faculty who teach psychology classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology training in Mississippi, which includes psychology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Psychology
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


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. Blue Mountain College

    201 W Main St, Blue Mountain, Mississippi 38610-9509

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  4. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  5. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  6. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  7. East Central Community College

    275 West Broad Street, Decatur, Mississippi 39327-0129

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  8. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  9. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  10. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  11. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  12. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

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  13. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  15. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  16. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

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

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  18. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  19. University of Southern Mississippi

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

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  20. Tougaloo College

    500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174

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  21. William Carey University

    498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401-5499

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Psychology Employment

Mississippi 900
National 112,810

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

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Mississippi

620 810 950 970 900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Psychology is a growing field in Mississippi. In Mississippi, 280 more psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 45% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for psychology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of psychology professionals working around the nation.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$48,810 $55,620 $57,140 $54,820 $56,885
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of psychology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by psychology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for psychology professionals in 2006 was $48,810 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,885 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$25,585
25th percentile
$37,705
50th percentile
$62,055
75th percentile
$75,115
90th percentile
$83,465

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Mississippi, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of psychology. The pay differential between the highest paid psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 226%

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Christian Counseling
$45,780
Clinical Psychology
$51,267
Counseling
$41,142
Forensic Psychology
$56,885
Psychology
$56,885
School Psychology
$45,000
Sociology
$60,960
Sports Psychology
$45,000

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
14
master
10
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total36

As the number of psychology professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited psychology schools in Mississippi state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 833 psychology graduates from psychology courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 878 graduates.

Thus there was a 5% percent increase in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. Most of these graduates, or 39%, earned a bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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