Mississippi State University - Graduate School

    Dr. Lori M. Bruce, Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. W. Brien Henry, Interim Associate Dean of the Graduate School Mr. George Dunn, Enrollment Management Coordinator, 662-325-9516 Ms. Meredith Nagel, Enrollment Management Assistant Coordinator, 662-325-9077 GRADUATE ADMISSIONS CONTACTS Ms. Meredith Nagel, Enrollment Management Assistant Coordinator, 662-325-9077, mnagel@grad.msstate.edu

    Comprised of eight colleges, Mississippi State University offers master's degrees in 69 programs, an educational specialist degree in eight programs, and doctoral degrees in 44 programs. MSU also offers 14 graduate certification programs. For additional information on programs and certificates offered please refer to Graduate Programs. You may also contact a Graduate Coordinator with your questions concerning a specific degree program, department, graduate faculty member(s), or graduate student life at MSU. Mississippi State is responsive to numerous and rapidly changing constituencies. The University provides rigorous education to the state's citizens, preparing students for careers and positions of leadership in state, regional, national, and world institutions and organizations. MSU's public service mission stresses problem-solving, economic development, social and ethical responsibility, and aesthetic awareness among the individuals, governments, businesses, and communities it serves. Recognizing its legal and ethical responsibilities, the University is committed to enhancing the cultural, artistic, and intellectual life of these multiple constituencies. This commitment includes sharing expertise through cooperative extension, technical assistance, professional development, and technology transfer. The Graduate School supports graduate students in every program at the Mississippi State University. MSU provides assistance in academic matters, advice on University-wide degree requirements, information on the availability of financial assistance including assistantships, fellowships and scholarships, as well as approval for theses and dissertations.

    COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES
    Phone: 662-325-2110 Fax: 662-325-8580
    DEGREES
    M.A.B.M.: Agribusiness Management.
    M.L.A.: Landscape Architecture.
    M.S.: Agricultural & Extension Education (concentrations in Teaching & Leadership), Agricultural Life Sciences (concentrations in Biochemistry, Entomology,Plant Pathology, Genetics, Animal Physiology), Agriculture (concentrations in Agricultural Economics, Animal Nutrition, Animal Science, Poultry Science, Engineering Technology), Fashion Design & Merchandising (concentrations in Design & Product Development, Merchandising), Food Science, Nutrition & Health Promotion (concentrations in Food Science & Technology, Health Promotion, Nutrition) Human Development & Family Studies, Plant & Soil Sciences (concentrations in Agronomy, Horticulture, Weed Science).
    Ph.D.: Agricultural Sciences (concentrations in Animal & Diary Science, Agricultural & Extension Education, Animal Nutrition, Poultry Science, Engineering Technology), Food Science, Nutrition & Health Promotion (concentrations in Food Science & Technology, Nutrition), Human Development & Family Studies, Life Sciences (concentrations in Entomology, Plant Pathology, Genetics, Animal Physiology, Biochemistry), Molecular Biology, Plant & Soil Sciences (concentrations in Agronomy, Horticulture, Weed Science).
    ACCELERATED PROGRAMS (BS/MS COMBINED)
    Plant and Soil Sciences
    Poultry Science
    CERTIFICATES
    Precision Agriculture - Agriculture and Biological Engineering
    Precision Agriculture - Plant & Soil Sciences
    Gerontology - Human Sciences

    COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, ART, AND DESIGN
    Phone: 662-325-2202 Fax: 662-325-8872
    CERTIFICATE
    Public Design

    COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
    Phone: 662-325-2646 Fax: 662-325-8740
    DEGREES
    M.A.: Applied Anthropology, Foreign Language, History, English, Political Science.
    M.P.P.A.: Public Policy & Administration.
    M.S.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, General Biology, Geoscience (concentrations in Broadcast Meteorology, Geology, Geography, Geospatial Science, Environmental Geosciences, Teachers in Geosciences, Applied Meteorology, Professional Meteorology), Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics.
    Ph.D.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, History, Mathematical Sciences, Public Policy & Administration, Sociology, Physics, Applied Psychology (concentrations in Clinical, Cognitive Science).
    ACCELERATED PROGRAMS (BS/MS COMBINED)
    Biological Sciences
    History
    CERTIFICATES
    Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)-English
    Diversity - History
    Gender Studies - Sociology

    COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
    Phone: 662-325-1891 Fax: 662-325-2410
    Email: gsb@cobilan.msstate.edu
    DEGREES
    M.A.: Economics.
    M.B.A.: Business Administration, Business Administration Project Management.
    M.S.I.S.: Information Systems.
    Ph.D.: Business Administration (concentrations in Business Information Systems, Finance, Management, Marketing).
    ACCELERATED PROGRAMS (BS/MS COMBINED)
    Master of Business Administration (Partnered with James Worth Bagley College of Engineering)

    RICHARD C. ADKERSON SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTANCY
    Phone: 662-325-3710 Fax: 662-325-1646
    DEGREES:
    M.P.A.: Accounting, Accounting (concentration in Systems).
    M.T.X.: Taxation.

    COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
    Phone: 662-325-3717 Fax: 662-325-8784
    DEGREES
    M.A.T.: Community College Education.
    M.A.T.S.: Secondary Teacher Alternate Route.
    M.A.T.X.: Special Education Alternate Route.
    M.M.E.D.: Music Education (concentrations in Choral Music, Elementary Music, Instrumental Music).
    M.S.: Counselor Education (concentrations in Clinical Mental Health, Rehabilitation, School Counseling), Educational Leadership (concentrations in Student Affairs & Higher Education, School Administration), Educational Psychology (concentrations in General Educational Psychology, Psychometry), Elementary Education (concentrations in Early Childhood Education, Middle Level Education, General Elementary Education), School Administration, Secondary Education, Special Education, Workforce Educational Leadership, Kinesiology (concentrations in Exercise Physiology, Disability Studies, Sport Administration, Sport Pedagogy).
    M.S.I.T.: Instructional Technology (concentrations in Multimedia, Distance Education, Instructional Design).
    M.S.T.: Technology (concentrations in Endorsements, Improving Technology Using Technology,Technology Facilitator Administration).
    Ed.S.: Education (concentrations in Counselor Education, Elementary Education, Education - Technology, Secondary Education, School Administration, School Psychology, Special Education).
    Ph.D.: Counseling-Mental Health Counseling, Counseling-School Counseling, Community College Leadership, Curriculum & Instruction (Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, General Curriculum & Instruction, Secondary Education, Special Education), Educational Leadership (concentrations in Higher Education Leadership, P-12 School Leadership), Educational Psychology (concentrations in General Educational Psychology, School Psychology), Instructional Systems & Workforce Development, Kinesiology (concentrations in Exercise Science, Sport Studies).
    CERTIFICATES
    Veterans' - Instructional Systems & Workforce Development

    JAMES WORTH BAGLEY COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
    Phone: 662-325-2270 Fax: 662-325-8573
    DEGREES
    M.Eng.: Engineering.
    M.S.: Aerospace Engineering, Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computational Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security & Operations (concentrations in Cyber Defense, Cyber Operations), Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering (concentrations in Human Factors and Ergonomics, Industrial Systems, Management Systems, Manufacturing Systems, Operations Research), Mechanical Engineering.
    Ph.D.: Biomedical Engineering, Computational Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Engineering (concentrations in Aerospace Engineering, Biological Engineering, Civil Engineering, Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering).
    ACCELERATED PROGRAMS (BS/MS COMBINED)
    Aerospace Engineering
    Computer Science and Engineering
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Industrial and Systems Engineering
    Industrial and Systems Engineering/ Business Administration Project Management
    Master of Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Swalm School of Chemical Engineering

    DAVE C. SWALM SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
    Phone: 662-325.2480 Fax: 662-325-2482
    DEGREES
    M.S.: Chemical Engineering.
    Ph.D.: Engineering (concentration in Chemical Engineering).
    ACCELERATED PROGRAMS (BS/MS COMBINED)
    Chemical Engineering

    ENGINEERING - CERTIFICATES
    Automotive Engineering
    Computational Biology
    Information Assurance Professional Certificate
    Manufacturing
    Materials Engineering

    COLLEGE OF FOREST RESOURCES
    Phone: 662-325-2953 Fax: 662-325-8762
    DEGREES
    M.S.: Forestry, Sustainable Bioproducts, Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture.
    Ph.D.: Forest Resources (concentration in Forestry, Sustainable Bioproducts, Wildlife & Fisheries).

    COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
    Phone: 662-325.3432 Fax: 662-325-1193
    M.S.: Veterinary Medical Science (concentrations in Population Medicine, Veterinary Medical Research, Computational Biology, Infectious Diseases, Toxicology)
    Ph.D.: Environmental Toxicology, Veterinary Medical Science (concentrations in Infectious Diseases, Computational Biology, Veterinary Medical Research).

    ONLINE DEGREES M.S.I.S. Information Systems. M.A.T.: Community College Education. M.A.T.S.: Secondary Teacher Alternate Route. M.A.T.X.: Special Education Alternate Route. M.B.A.: Business Administration, Business Administration-Project Management. M.Eng.: Engineering. M.S.: Educational Leadership (concentration in School Administration), Engineering (concentrations in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computational Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Food Science, Nutrition & Health Promotion (concentration in Health Promotion), Forestry, General Biology (Teachers in Biology), Geoscience (concentrations in Applied Meteorology, Teachers in Geoscience, Environmental Geosciences), Industrial Engineering (concentrations in Human Factors & Ergonomics, Industrial Systems, Management Systems, Manufacturing Systems, Operations Research), Mechanical Engineering, Secondary Education, Workforce Education Leadership. M.S.I.T.: Instructional Technology (concentrations in Instructional Design, Distance education, Multimedia). Ph.D.: Community College Leadership, Computational Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Engineering (concentrations in Civil, Aerospace, Mechanical). CERTIFICATES Veterans (Instructional Systems & Work Force Development) Each college is responsible for it's own distance program and works with the Center for Distance Education, 662-325-3473, ask@distance.msstate.edu to present it. www.distance.msstate.edu

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