Mississippi State University
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
Mississippi State, Mississippi
Division of Continuing Education
Mississippi State University was founded in 1878. It is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1987. In fall 2005, there were 1,000 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.
Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services.
Contact Dr. Laura A. Crittenden, Manager, Office of Academic Outreach, Mississippi State University, Division of Academic Outreach and Continuing Education, 1 Barr Avenue, PO Box 5247, Mississippi State, MS 39762-5247. Telephone: 662-325-2677. Fax: 662-325-0930. E-mail: [email protected]
DEGREES AND AWARDS
BS Elementary Education; Geosciences, Broadcast Meteorology; Geosciences, Operational Meteorology; Interdisciplinary Studies
Certificate Discovery Teacher Training
MAT Community College Leadership
MBA Business Administration
MS Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion; Geosciences, Teachers in Geoscience; Industrial Engineering; Public Policy Administration; Workforce Education Leadership PhD Community College Leadership
COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS
Undergraduate —accounting and computer science; accounting and related services; biological and physical sciences; biology; communication and journalism related; communication and media; computer and information sciences; computer science; counseling psychology; curriculum and instruction; developmental and child psychology; educational/instructional media design; educational psychology; education related; education (specific levels and methods); education (specific subject areas); fine and studio art; forestry; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; human development, family studies, and related services; insurance; landscape architecture; mathematics; multi-/interdisciplinary studies related; physical sciences related; physics; special education; statistics; technology education/industrial arts; zoology/animal biology.
Graduate —agriculture; business administration, management and operations; business/commerce; business/managerial economics; chemical engineering; civil engineering; computer engineering; computer science; counseling psychology; curriculum and instruction; educational administration and supervision; educational assessment, evaluation, and research; educational/instructional media design; educational psychology; education (specific subject areas); electrical, electronics and communications engineering; engineering; engineering technologies related; health professions related; public administration.