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Mississippi State University

Department of Management and Information Systems

Mississippi State, MS

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Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Management and Information Systems is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Project management
Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) Information systems
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Business administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Information systems

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 96
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT (minimum score of 550)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

163
Applied
79
Accepted
63
Enrolled
48%

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 July 1st May 1st No
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 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work
Doctoral Degree Exam GMAT (minimum score of 550)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25 on all graduate work; BS with minimum GPA of 3.0 cumulative and last 60 hours

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
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

257
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.5%
Black or African American 1.95%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.17%
Unknown 1.56%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Electronic commerce, management of information technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,329,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9581
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. James J. Chrisman
Professor and Head
Email: jchrisman@business.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-1991
Fax: 662-325-8651