Mississippi Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Writers in Mississippi

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Schools for Writers in Mississippi are listed below.

Selected Writing Schools in Mississippi

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More Mississippi Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alcorn State University Alcorn State Masters 3,668
Belhaven College Jackson Masters 2,485
Blue Mountain College Blue Mountain Masters 457
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson Associate 2,382
Delta State University Cleveland Doctorate 4,091
East Mississippi Community College Scooba Associate 4,012
Hinds Community College Raymond Associate 9,941
Jackson State University Jackson Doctorate 8,698
Millsaps College Jackson Masters 1,151
Mississippi College Clinton Doctorate 4,467
Mississippi State University Mississippi State Doctorate & First Professional 17,039
Mississippi University for Women Columbus Masters 2,379
Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena Masters 3,009
Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville Associate 3,339
Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia Associate 7,097
Tougaloo College Tougaloo Bachelor 856
University of Mississippi Main Campus Oxford Doctorate 15,129
University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg Doctorate 14,592
William Carey University Hattiesburg Masters 2,678

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Mississippi. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Writers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Jackson 50 $38720 0.56
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