University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
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Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Southern Mississippi.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

741 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
 
 
 
 
7
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
21
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
16
 
 
Education, General
 
 
 
12
15
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
 
2
 
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
 
 
7
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
20
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
15
 
2
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
141
 
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
54
7
 
12
Foreign Language Teacher Education
 
 
17
1
 
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
 
15
 
 
 
General Studies
 
39
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
24
8
24
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
117
 
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
24
5
 
3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
7
2
 
 
Public/Applied History
 
 
 
1
 
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
 
3
 
8
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
 
4
7
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
9
9
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
31
5
 
7
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
23
16
1
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

705 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
15
 
 
 
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
84
60
 
 
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
 
5
9
 
 
Clinical/Medical Social Work
 
 
12
 
 
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
14
 
1
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
12
 
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
 
 
28
 
0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
 
10
 
 
 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
74
6
 
0
Nursing Practice
 
 
 
 
25
Nursing Science
 
 
 
 
7
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
18
 
Public Health, General
 
56
22
 
 
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
 
 
57
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
190
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

631 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
 
6
2
 
 
Counseling Psychology
 
 
6
 
 
Family Systems
 
57
9
 
 
History, General
 
46
4
 
2
International Relations and Affairs
 
16
 
 
 
Library and Information Science
 
20
54
20
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
21
 
5
 
Philosophy
 
4
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
23
3
 
 
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
18
 
Psychology, General
 
153
24
 
20
Religion/Religious Studies
 
4
 
 
 
Social Work
 
48
52
 
 
Sociology
 
14
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

614 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
91
17
 
 
Advertising
 
7
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
193
65
4
 
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
 
18
 
 
 
Business/Managerial Economics
 
1
11
2
 
Development Economics and International Development
 
 
 
 
6
Economics, General
 
2
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
23
 
 
 
Human Resources Development
 
 
5
 
8
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
54
 
 
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
12
 
 
 
Marketing, Other
 
12
 
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
65
 
18
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

250 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
105
5
 
2
Chemistry, General
 
21
0
 
2
Chemistry, Other
 
8
 
 
 
Geography
 
12
4
0
1
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
12
1
 
 
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
 
26
6
 
0
Mathematics, General
 
15
1
 
 
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
 
6
13
 
4
Physics, General
 
0
6
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

240 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
 
71
 
 
 
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
 
8
 
 
 
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
 
2
 
 
 
Industrial Technology/Technician
 
25
 
 
 
Interior Architecture
 
8
 
 
 
Operational Oceanography
 
 
 
21
 
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
 
27
18
 
42
Transportation/Mobility Management
 
 
18
 
 

165 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
 
8
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
29
9
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
10
 
 
 
Music Management
 
42
 
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
 
 
 
9
Music, General
 
20
14
 
 
Visual and Performing Arts, General
 
24
 
 
 

99 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
 
 
 
 
4
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
39
21
 
 
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
 
35
 
 
 

47 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
 
42
 
 
 
Public Relations/Image Management
 
 
5
 
 

44 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
 
11
 
5
 
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
 
9
 
 
 
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
 
19
 
 
 

8 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles, General
 
0
 
 
 
Fashion Merchandising
 
7
 
1
 

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Check out the online programs offered at University of Southern Mississippi.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
 
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
 
 
 
 
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
 
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
 
 
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
 
 
Education, General
 
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
 
 
 
Family Systems
 
 
 
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
 
 
 
Foreign Language Teacher Education
 
 
 
General Studies
 
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
 
 
 
Human Resources Development
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
 
 
Industrial Technology/Technician
 
 
 
 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
 
 
 
Library and Information Science
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
 
 
Nursing Practice
 
 
 
 
Nursing Science
 
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
 
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
 
 
Sociology
 
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
 
Transportation/Mobility Management
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (Department of Nutrition and Food Systems)
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels (College of Nursing and Health Professions)
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health
  • Public Health Programs (PHPBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level programs offered outside a school of public health
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

3.8333333333333 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Business Education, Class of 1973

    Business and career classes, technology classes, co-op classes

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, English and Art History, Class of 2006

    Basic knowledge, thinking skills, strategizing, planning

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Mathematics , Class of 2009

    None that I took part in.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Environmental Biology, Class of 1996

    help with creating a resume

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Business Education, Class of 1973

    Middle to low class economically, diverse with white, blacks, Asian Indians and American Indians

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Class of 1982

    Southern traditions with real-world application

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Mathematics , Class of 2009

    Varies. This was large public university with a lot of diversity.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Environmental Biology, Class of 1996

    Southern. Artsy. Emphasis on Science also.

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.1666666666667 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Business Education, Class of 1973

    Several computer labs for classrooms and available for teachers to brings students in to work. Mostly classrooms and science labs. Also, Agricultural classes and facilities. One dining room where breakfast and lunch is served. We also have a large, new Performing Arts Center, gyms for basketball and pep rallies, football field, field houses, baseball field. The entire school is air conditioned and wired or wireless internet service.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, English and Art History, Class of 2006

    Dorms are not all bad, most classrooms were fine, I hardly ate in the dining hall but from what I remember it was nice

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Mathematics , Class of 2009

    Some amazing. Some awful. College hall was in completed disrepair.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Political Science, Class of 1985

    Dining halls, classrooms were good

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

3.8333333333333 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Business Education, Class of 1973

    We have the largest Serteen club in the nation. We have many other service organizations.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Class of 1982

    Do not know at this time

    4 Rated January 2016

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