2017-18 Academic Catalog

Colleges and Degree Programs

Mississippi State University is a comprehensive, doctoral-degree-granting university offering to a diverse and capable student body a wide range of academic opportunities. The University has eight colleges that offer graduate courses and/or programs. These courses and/or programs are offered on the main campus in Starkville, at the Meridian campus, and/or online via the Center for Distance Learning. While the University has approved policies and requirements that affect all graduate courses and programs, each college and department may have additional approved requirements. Please refer to each academic program for details.

Accelerated Programs

Accelerated Programs are offered by the departments listed below.  These programs permit highly qualified undergraduate students to earn graduate credit during the final year of undergraduate studies.  Upon completion of the credits, the students also earn undergraduate credit for the same course(s).  University minimum requirements for students to be accepted into an Accelerated Program are a GPA of 3.50 or higher on all undergraduate work and a  minimum of 60 hours toward a Bachelor's degree.  The academic department may have additional requirements such as the completion of specific courses or a statement of professional interests and goals

For complete information, see the department section of interest in this Catalog.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Bagley College of Engineering

Bagley College of Engineering/College of Business