Mississippi Information Systems Schools

Computer Information Systems Industry Outlook in Mississippi:

With a 20 percent expected increase in employment by 2016, Mississippi Information Systems graduates are poised to see tremendous growth in the sector throughout their state. The nearly 75 percent of four-year graduates or higher coming out of school over the next six years can also expect higher than average starting salaries than both the national average and the state average household income as well. As Mississippi’s economy relies less and less on agriculture and manufacturing, those with technology skills will further separate themselves as leaders, bringing Mississippi into the 21st Century economy.

mississippi information system schools

Many of Mississippi’s recent graduates have found work throughout the state in technology and non-technology companies alike. Many traditional businesses have increased their technological ability in order to run their businesses faster and with more efficiency. Moreover, many new technology companies have begun to spring up in response to the state’s growing needs. During 2009, many of Mississippi’s Information Systems specialists found themselves working in the following fields:

  • Law
  • Business Systems
  • Human-Computer Interface
  • Software Engineering
  • Database and Internet Security
  • Information Systems Security
  • Data Mining & Analysis
  • Entertainment & Visual Effects
  • Database Management

Those interested in these categories should research the types of programs that cater to these career choices. There are a vast number of degrees and programs to choose from, as well as schools featuring campus-based and online courses. Find a program that meets your educational goals as well as career aspirations.

Mississippi Computer Information Systems Salaries and Areas of Occupation:

Mississippi salaries in the Information Systems fields are significantly higher than the state’s average household median income, one of the lowest in the nation at just over $36,400 per year. Often times, starting salaries for Information Systems graduates with a four-year degree or higher can exceed this by up to 20 percent.

A table of Mississippi average salaries for the Information Systems sector is available below:

Position Monthly Annual
25th Percentile $4,250 $50,900
75th Percentile $75,000 $89,700
90th Percentile $10,000 $120,000
Median Salary $5,700 $68,800

Source: Salary.com 2009

Schools offering online and campus-based education programs in Mississippi:

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Post University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Computer Information Systems , B.S. in Management / Computer Information Systems , B.S. in Computer Information Systems / Computer Networking

Purdue University Global
Online Programs:   AAS in Business Administration - Information Processing , BSIT - Information Management , BS in Business Administration - Information Systems Management , more...

Walden University
Online Programs:   Ph.D. in Management - Information Systems Management , D.B.A. - Information Systems Management

Grand Canyon University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Business Information Systems , B.S. in Applied Business Information Systems , B.S. in Information Technology

ECPI University
Online Programs:   Cyber and Network Security - Bachelor's , Network Security - Associate's , IT Management - Bachelor's , more...

Northcentral University
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management (MSTIM) – Information Systems , Doctor of Philosophy in Technology and Innovation Management (PhD-TIM) – Information Systems , Computer and Information Security - MBA , more...

Online Programs:   Master of Information and Data Science

Online Programs:   M.S. in Data Science

California Intercontinental University
Online Programs:   Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (BSMIS) , Doctorate of Business Administration in Information Systems and Enterprise Resource Management (DBAISERM) , Master of Business Administration Information Systems and Knowledge Management (MBAISKM) , more...

Syracuse University
Online Programs:   MS in Computer Science