Academic Programs

Bachelor's Degree

Advance your career by obtaining your bachelor's degree using approved technical credit earned through an accredited community college or the military.

Dive deeply into the study of people, cultures, and events that have shaped today's world by pursuing a bachelor's degree in history.

Acquire critical thinking, leadership and decision-making skills as you prepare for a career in an ever-changing global market.

Educational Psychology is an undergraduate degree program in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Foundations within the College of Education.

Motivate the children of our future by becoming a pre-K-3rd grade or a K-6th grade teacher. Online courses help teacher candidates learn the essential foundations for instructing children while providing hands-on experience through a classroom internship.

Attain the meteorological knowledge you need to improve your weather forecasting skills. One in three current weathercasters has been trained through this program, and so can you.

Jump start your career in the manufacturing sector or in the automation of manufacturing processes. Obtain supervisory and management positions in the production, automation, maintenance or logistics areas of industry.

Discover what you can accomplish by completing your bachelor's degree online. This bachelor's degree allows students maximum flexibility to customize a curriculum that aligns with their personal and career goals.

Discover the many career opportunities available by completing this bachelor's degree online. The Department of Psychology at Mississippi State University offers rewarding opportunities for students thanks to our world-class faculty and their research into the scientific application of psychology.

Master's Degree

Secure the skills required to analyze numbers and make solid problem-solving decisions in the fast-growing, complex, global agribusiness industry.

Obtain a degree in the broad field of animal and dairy science. Pursue careers in many areas, including Extension work, teaching, sales, marketing, finance, or production.

Educate the leaders of tomorrow by preparing yourself to teach in a community college classroom.

Start a new career in teaching at the high school level. If you have a bachelor's degree in a content area other than education and are interested in teaching in secondary education, then the alternate route may be for you.

Make a positive impact on the lives of children with special needs (K-12) as a highly qualified special educator.

Attain the skills needed to present and defend appropriate solutions to challenging business dilemmas and provide ethical leadership in organizations.

Acquire real-world knowledge in an interdisciplinary program that combines MBA and Industrial Engineering courses relating specifically to the management of large projects.

Develop a flexible interdisciplinary program that meets your needs as a professional engineer.

Fuel your career by broadening your knowledge of fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, controls, and autonomous systems.

Participate in broad research interests in cutting-edge areas of chemical engineering science such as chemical catalysis and reaction engineering, Raman spectroscopy, and more.

Help promote public safety, foster economic community development and raise the standard of living for populations around the world.

Discover approaches to solving analytical problems by using mathematical and computational tools to arrive at solutions.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science (thesis and non-thesis) in Computer Science. Topics include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Database Management, and more.

Conservation educators work in a variety of non-formal and formal education settings to promote environmental stewardship and help create environmentally responsible citizens.

Develop the skills needed to work with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with special needs and their families. The program draws upon a range of approaches that acknowledge the central role of the family in a child's life with services provided in natural, community-based, and clinical environments.

Promote professionalism in your local school or school district by preparing for a wide range of professional administrative positions in education.

Educational psychology is the science of learners and learning, including their differences and their development as they grow and change. These differences include changes that are biosocial, cognitive, psychosocial, and behavioral. Educational psychology also involves learning the techniques of the scientific method that apply to our field -- using tests and measurements, statistics, and research methodology.

Generate innovative connections and integrate these technologies into today's lifestyle while preparing for leadership roles in research, development, product design, consulting and education.

Contribute to creating a healthier society by exploring techniques needed to design, implement and evaluate disease prevention and health promotion programs.

Expand your knowledge of the economic, policy/law and administrative management aspects of forestry.

Expand your knowledge of biological principles and concepts by studying advanced courses in content areas such as microbiology, biotechnology, genetics and evolutionary biology. You can also earn the credits needed to teach at the community college level.

Our ENGS concentration customized for teachers! Maximize your knowledge of the earth sciences to help you teach these concepts to your K-12 students in a more dynamic way. Or, earn the credits you need to teach at the community college level. Includes a face-to-face field study experience.

Prepare yourself to forecast the next big winter storm or warn the public of an impending tornado by completing advanced meteorological training in remote sensing, severe weather, GIS and more.

Diversify your knowledge of the earth sciences by studying advanced courses in content areas such as climate change, GIS, meteorology and more.

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science (thesis and non-thesis option) degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Become an in-demand information systems professional who can develop, acquire and integrate information technology across all levels and functions of the firm.

Implement instructional technologies in educational and corporate settings. Choose from three cutting-edge concentrations: distance education, instructional design or multimedia.

Maximize your knowledge of mechanical engineering in the areas of heat transfer, fluid flow, mechanics and materials and manufacturing.

Expand your knowledge and vision of education in terms of theory, research and practice as a new or veteran classroom teacher.

The Sustainable Bioproducts field is concerned with extending our knowledge of wood as a material and applying this knowledge to the manufacture of useful products.

Broaden your knowledge base on workforce preparation, workforce development education and professional development in postsecondary educational institutions and social services entities.

Doctoral Degree

Elevate community colleges to the next level by preparing yourself for professional leadership positions.

Engineer your future with a personalized program that's targeted to scientists and engineers working in major national laboratories.

Prepare for leadership roles in the constantly changing activities of research, development, product design, consulting and education.

Heighten your knowledge in the areas of fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, controls, and autonomous systems, and apply those skills as a university faculty member or as a researcher in government or industry.

Participate in broad research interests in cutting-edge areas of chemical engineering science such as chemical catalysis and reaction engineering, Raman spectroscopy, and more.

Specialize in areas of construction engineering and management to achieve project goals.

The Ph.D. in Engineering with concentration in Engineering Education (ENE) incorporates theory and practice so that its students are prepared to be teachers and scholars in the emerging field of engineering education. Engineering education incorporates theory with applied practice to prepare its graduates for a wide range of careers.

Acquire skills in the areas of sustainable and renewable energy systems, multi-scale modeling and thermodynamics for use in university, industry and laboratory settings.

Pursue in-depth study of human factors and ergonomics, industrial systems, management systems engineering, manufacturing systems and operations research for advanced roles in government entities and the private industry sector.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Instructional Systems and Workforce Development (ISWD) is an individualized degree program that builds on your existing work and educational experience and can be tailored to your unique career goals.


Satisfy most national or international meteorology requirements, such as those of the National Weather Service or the World Meteorological Organization, by completing advanced meteorological training.

This certificate program is designed for those who have an existing master's degree in psychology or education and are seeking coursework that leads to certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). This program has 7 courses total, that are all part of a Verified Course Sequence (VCS), as recognized by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). The certificate is designed to be completed in 2 years.

Attain the meteorological knowledge you need to improve your weather forecasting skills. One in three current weathercasters has been trained through this program, and so can you.

Discover techniques to assist patients in Mississippi with their health goals and work to improve their lifestyle and function.

This certificate is an innovative approach to equip students with knowledge and skills that may be applied in a variety of companion animal careers as well as in one's personal life. Students who complete the Companion Animal Management Certificate will be able to develop practical solutions and management plans for needs related to training, nutrition, and management of companion animal species.

The General Biology Certificate program is an excellent way for high school teachers to earn the 18 graduate credit hours required to teach dual enrollment biology courses. The program is open to graduate students admitted to any online degree program, including those in the MS in General Biology program.

The Department of Geosciences at Mississippi State University, has developed an online certificate program that crosses departmental and college boundaries to offer a program in spatial technologies.

Support and assist our veterans as they transition to college and civilian life.

Broaden your knowledge to address issues and techniques specific to visual impairment.