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University of Southern Mississippi

College of Business and Economic Development

Hattiesburg, MS

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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / College of Business and Economic Development is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 33

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

117
Applied
85
Accepted
67
Enrolled
73%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Inflation accounting, self-esteem training, international trade policy, health care marketing, ethics in strategic planning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5021
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Faye W. Gilbert
Dean
Email: faye.gilbert@usm.edu
Phone: 601-266-4659
Fax: 601-266-5814