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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 85
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

244
Applied
101
Accepted
96
Enrolled
41%

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 August 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline January 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

218
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.75%
Black or African American 13.3%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.46%
Asian 0.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.75%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

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. J. Bret Becton
Dean
Email: bret.becton@usm.edu
Phone: 601-266-4659
Fax: 601-266-5814

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