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Mississippi State University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Mississippi State, MS

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Construction Management
  • Criminology
  • Culinary Science/Culinology
  • Economics, General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Food Science
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forest Sciences and Biology
  • General Studies
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Insurance
  • Interior Architecture
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Poultry Science
  • Psychology, General
  • Real Estate
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Business/marketing, Education, Parks and recreation, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,043
Part-Time Faculty
322
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
63%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,177,428
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Science in Instructional Technology, Master of Science in Technology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy, Master of Science, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Engineering, Master of Agribusiness Management, Master of Public Policy Administration, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forestry
  • History
  • Human Resources Development
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Middle School Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nutrition
  • Operations Research
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Taxation
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry
  • History
  • Human Resources Development
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Middle School Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nutrition
  • Operations Research
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Vocational and Technical Education

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