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Mississippi State University

College of Education

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Technology (MST)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science in Instructional Technology (MSIT)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 186
Doctoral Degrees 49
Other Advanced Degrees 26

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Comprehensive oral or written exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Alternate accepted
Final written or oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

413
Applied
255
Accepted
202
Enrolled
62%

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 GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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

706
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.12%
Black or African American 27.76%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.42%
Asian 0.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.28%
Two or more races 2.12%
Unknown 0.85%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

101
Total faculty
Full-time - 97
Part-time - 4
Male (47)
Female (54)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Leadership behavior, creativity measures, early childhood education, employability of the blind, quality indicators of professional educators
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,112,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9710
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Blackbourn
Dean
Email: rlb277@msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-3717
Fax: 662-325-8784

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