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Dietetics & Nutrition Services Schools in Mississippi

In 2018-2019, 73 students earned their Nutrition degrees in MS.

In this state, Dietetics & Nutrition Services is the 17th most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in Mississippi

Nutrition majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 72
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

In Mississippi, a nutrition major is more popular with women than with men.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nutrition majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 9.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.7%
  • White: 84.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Dietetics & Nutrition Services Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Grads in Mississippi

There are 600 people in the state and 98,210 people in the nation working in nutrition jobs.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Dietetics & Nutrition Services Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a nutrition grad in the state is $25,630, compared to a typical salary of $30,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Mississippi that offer nutrition degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,617 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,857. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,133 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,200 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. A typical student attending Southern Miss will pay a net price of $14,126.

Dietetics & Nutrition Services Careers in MS

Some of the careers nutrition majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Dietetic Technicians 10% $24,130
Dietitians and Nutritionists 9% $50,640

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nutrition.

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Nursing 2,876
Health/Medical Admin Services 980
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 891
Allied Health Services 725
Allied Health Professions 613
Health/Medical Prep Programs 486
Dental Support Services 342
Communication Sciences 321

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View Nationwide Dietetics & Nutrition Services Report


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