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Mississippi State University

College of Business

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / College of Business is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 148
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Comprehensive oral or written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

255
Applied
117
Accepted
95
Enrolled
46%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 over last 60 hours of undergraduate work
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25 on all prior graduate work; prior completion of microeconomics and macroeconomics (for applied economics program)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 84
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

340
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.24%
Black or African American 3.24%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.88%
Unknown 1.18%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

61
Total faculty
Full-time - 60
Part-time - 1
Male (48)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Human resource management, economic development, Internet commerce, effective distance learning techniques
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,335,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5288
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Sharon Oswald
Dean and Professor
Email: slo49@msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-2580
Fax: 662-325-2410