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Mississippi State University

School of Human Sciences

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / School of Human Sciences is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human development and family studies
Master of Science (MS) Fashion design and merchandising Design and product development
Master of Science (MS) Fashion design and merchandising Merchandising
Master of Science (MS) Agriculture and extension education Leadership
Master of Science (MS) Agriculture and extension education Communication
Master of Science (MS) Human development and family studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Agriculture science Agriculture and extension education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 GRE
Thesis Optional
Comprehensive oral or written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
17
Accepted
15
Enrolled
65%

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
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 4 semesters of course work
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 on prior graduate work
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2 on prior graduate work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 477
TOEFL IBT score: 53
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 4.5

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
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.18%
Black or African American 17.65%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.53%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Animal welfare, agroscience, information technology, learning styles, problem solving
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9745
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Newman
Professor and Director
Email: mnewman@humansci.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-2950

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