1878
Mississippi State, MS

School Details

Mississippi State University is a public, four-year institution of higher learning located in rural Oktibbeha County, Mississippi that was founded in 1878. MSU was founded as The Agricultural and Mechanical College of the State of Mississippi. With a focus on agriculture, horticulture and mechanical arts, the college continued to expand its science fields, in addition to adding schools, such as the College of Business and Industry. By the 1950s, graduate programs were introduced and the school officially adopted the title Mississippi State University. Today, MSU retains the purposes of “learning, research, and service.”

Mississippi State University awards numerous certificates, undergraduate degrees, master’s degrees, and doctorate degrees. For added flexibility, students can complete online bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, in addition to certificate programs. Students enrolled in distance education will have access to MSU resources, including Distance Student Services and technical help via the Centers helpdesk.

Accreditation & Licensing

Mississippi State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in History Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Business

Bachelor of Business Administration Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration / Project Management

Computer Science & IT

Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Science in Information Systems

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Early Childhood or Middle School Master of Arts in Teaching / Community College Education Master of Arts in Teaching / Secondary Teacher Master of Arts in Teaching / Special Education Master of Science in Early Intervention Master of Science in Educational Leadership / School Administration Master of Science in General Biology Master of Science in Instructional Technology Master of Science in Secondary Education Master of Science in Workforce Educational Leadership

Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical & Computer Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering / Aerospace Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering / Civil Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering / Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial & Systems Engineering Master of Engineering Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering Master of Science in Civil Engineering Master of Science in Computational Engineering Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering Master of Science in Industrial Engineering Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Healthcare

Master of Science in Food Science, Nutrition, & Health Promotion / Health Promotion

Math & Science

Bachelor of Science in Geosciences / Broadcast & Operational Meteorology Master of Agribusiness Management Master of Agriculture / Animal & Dairy Sciences Master of Science in Forestry Master of Science in Geosciences / Environmental Geosciences Master of Science in Geosciences / Teachers in Geosciences Masters of Science in Geosciences / Applied Meteorology Undergraduate Certificate in Aeronautical Meteorology Forecaster Undergraduate Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology Undergraduate Certificate in Operational Meteorology

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Science in Psychology Veterans' Certificate Program