Mississippi contains sixteen schools that offer emergency management programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking emergency management school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 emergency management schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belhaven College comes out as the most expensive ($19,298/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Emergency Management students from Mississippi schools who go on to become emergency management coordinators, EMTs, paramedics, emergency managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,060 people working as emergency management specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,900. Also, Management analysts make on average $84,650 per year and there are about 552,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 940 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $60,670. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $39,220/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from emergency management, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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