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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Mississippi

18 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Mental Health Nursing is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Mississippi

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18

Gender Distribution

In Mississippi, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 55.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 27.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 16.7%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 33,360 people employed in jobs related to a psychiatric/mental health nursing degree, compared to 3,187,320 nationwide.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a psychiatric/mental health nursing grad in the state is $73,840, compared to a typical salary of $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. 98% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Southern Miss.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in MS

Some of the careers psychiatric/mental health nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 24% $67,330
Nurse Practitioners 22% $102,480
Registered Nurses 10% $57,440

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Registered Nursing 2,559
Nursing Research & Other 196
Nursing Practice 44
Nursing Education 25
Family Practice Nursing 11
Nursing Science 10
Geriatric Nursing 9
Nursing Administration 4

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