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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Mississippi

272 Pharmacy students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences major is the 9th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 129
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 129
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 129
Bachelor’s Degree 114
Master’s Degree 29

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 5.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.8%
  • White: 68.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.8%
  • Other Races: 2.2%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 6,180 people employed in jobs related to a pharmacy degree, compared to 1,248,840 nationwide.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, pharmacy grads earn an average of $93,930. Nationwide, they make an average of $123,670.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,100 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,857.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,832 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,489. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 44% of the teachers are full time.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in MS

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 27% $0
Medical Scientists 10% $43,630
Sales Managers 7% $91,560
Marketing Managers 6% $80,370
Pharmacists 3% $124,770

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

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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