Located in Starkville, Mississippi, MS State is a public university dedicated to learning, service, and research that was established in 1878. With more than 160 degrees offered, including 85 bachelor’s degrees, the university’s most popular degrees are in the field of education. MS State currently ranks in the top 100 Public Schools and Universities in the United States (U.S. News & World Report).
Mississippi State’s Center for Distance Education offers an extensive list of programs at all levels for those looking to earn an online degree. Prospective students looking for a Bachelor’s degree can apply to one of four programs, including:
- Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Technology Education
- BS in Elementary Education with concentrations in Early Childhood or Middle School
- BS in Geosciences with a concentration in Broadcast and Operational Meteorology
- BS in Interdisciplinary Studies
All distance programs at Mississippi State are offered in fall, spring, and summer semesters; following the same academic calendar schedule as on-campus courses.
Students who opt to earn a degree through the Center for Distance Education need not worry about a lack of support or guidance along their journey. The school provides support and online tutoring for all students registered in a distance learning course, as well as technical assistance through the Center’s helpdesk. MS State also offers an online tool called the SmarterMeasure Assessment to see if an online program is a good fit for you.