As a child, you were more excited for science fair than recess. Now as an adult, when you watch The Big Bang Theory, you actually know what they’re talking about. Science is your thing, and you’re hoping that passion can take your career to the next level.
The number of science related jobs is increasing faster than the national average,* but so is the attention. Interests in the sciences has seen a 19% increase from female students and an 11% increase from male students*. Careers in the science field also have the largest salary range of any field, spanning from $33,000-$104,000*, leaving much to consider when choosing your path.
You’ve got the smarts and the know-how, and you’re on the right path. How it works, what it’s made of, and how can I fix it are common thoughts that run through your mind. Turn those thoughts into money with a career in science.*Bureau of Labor Statistics
Mississippi College offers 12 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 85 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 44 Bachelor's degrees, and 41 Master's degrees.
Union University offers 16 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 48 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 41 Bachelor's degrees, and 7 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Jackson State University Jackson, MS||21 : 1||7,020|
|Mississippi College Clinton, MS||22 : 1||4,733|
|Union University Jackson, TN||14 : 1||3,172|
|Millsaps College Jackson, MS||10 : 1||820|
|Belhaven University Jackson, MS||55 : 1||4,574|
|Jackson College Jackson, MI||66 : 1||4,616|
|Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson, MS||30 : 1||3,113|
|Tougaloo College Tougaloo, MS||12 : 1||716|
|Lane College Jackson, TN||21 : 1||1,267|
|Hinds Community College Raymond, MS||28 : 1||11,827|