Sociology Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 13 accredited schools where sociology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Mississippi's sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Sociology
  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology
  • PhD degree in Sociology


  1. Alcorn State University

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

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  2. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  3. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  4. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  5. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

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  6. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

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

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

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  8. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  9. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

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

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  11. Rust College

    150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635

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  12. University of Southern Mississippi

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

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  13. Tougaloo College

    500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174

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Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Sociology Employment

Mississippi 220
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Mississippi

180 180 220 230 220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of sociology is growing. In Mississippi, 40 more sociology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sociology has grown by 22% in Mississippi. This growth is faster than the change in the number of sociology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$50,330 $58,550 $63,370 $65,460 $60,960
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sociology professionals is increasing in Mississippi. In 2006 sociology professionals made a mean salary of $50,330 per year, and in 2010 they made $60,960 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Mississippi

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Thus, there was a 17% growth in sociology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Mississippi state, within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sociology professionals earn 183% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Mississippi, sociology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited sociology schools in Mississippi is increasing. In Mississippi, there were 112 graduates in 2006. And there were 162 graduates from sociology courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 45%. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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