Admissions Process

Students may be admitted in any Mississippi State University online graduate degree program (e.g. M.S. in General Biology, M.A. Teaching Community College Education) or as an unclassified graduate student.

Applicants to the MS in General Biology or the MA Teaching Community College Education programs need to meet the admission requirements for that respective program:

A student interested in earning the certificate does not have to be admitted to a specific graduate degree program at MSU.

Students not currently admitted to an online graduate degree program at MSU should apply as an Unclassified Graduate student as follows:

  • Complete the Application for Unclassified Graduate Admission by accessing the Online Application
  • You may pay the $60 application fee online or by contacting the Office of the Graduate School at 662.325.7400