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Career Development

Career Outcomes

The sky's the limit when you graduate from MC. But don't take out word for it. See for yourself where MC grads are now and where they're going after graduation.

Be Confident in Your Future

Mississippi College Career Services aims to help students and alumni grow in their confidence both professionally and personally resulting in a successful Career. Through Handshake, our first destination survey, and collaboration with both on campus departments and off campus employer relations, we are able to provide insight into the employment and continuing education status of our Choctaws. Our first destination survey details employment status, salary, area of work, and graduate school information.

Career Outcomes Rate for The Class of 2023


of MC’s 2022 bachelor’s degree graduates are employed or pursuing further education.

48% are employed full time
36% are attending graduate school/continuing education
14% are seeking employment
1% are engaged in post-graduation internships, fellowships, research, part-time jobs, and reported their status as entrepreneurs or not seeking employment.
1% are employed in military

Median Salary

Working with Handshake in 2022-2023

hired on-campus student workers in the past year
Applications submitted on handshake in the past year (on-campus and off).
total employer connections on Handshake.

EMPLOYMENT BY Industry and Major

Top Employment by Industry

  • K-12 Education
  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education
  • Government

Top Employment by Major

  • Nursing
  • Business Administration 
  • Education (Elementary, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership)
  • Biology Medical Sciences

2022-2023 Top 20 Employers

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Canopy Children's Solutions
  • The Center for Children and Families
  • Clinton Public School District
  • Community Bank
  • Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health Systems 
  • Harper Rains Knight & Co
  • Hinds County School District
  • Horne, LLP
  • Jackson Public School District
  • Madison County Schools
  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
  • Mississippi College
  • Nissan
  • North MS Medical Center
  • Pearl Public School District
  • Rankin County School District
  • South Panola School District
  • UMMC
  • Vanderbilt Medical Center