University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS
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University of Southern Mississippi Review

Hattiesburg, MS, 118 College Drive # 0001
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
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University of Southern Mississippi is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 14,551 students and offering 170 degrees in Hattiesburg, MS.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

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.
1
Human and Social Sciences
675 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/united States Studies/civilization
0
Anthropology
5
8
Counseling Psychology
8
Family Systems
51
20
History
63
5
2
International Relations and Affairs
6
Library and Information Science
8
40
11
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
79
Philosophy
3
Political Science
28
4
Psychology
164
19
18
Religion/religious Studies
3
Social Work
48
68
0
Sociology
14
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Education and Liberal Arts
658 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
0
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services
5
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
20
Curriculum and Instruction
4
Education
12
28
Education/teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
4
Education/teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
0
Educational/instructional Technology
6
1
Educational Leadership and Administration
20
2
Elementary Education and Teaching
175
English Language and Literature
63
9
12
Foreign Language Teacher Education
33
2
Foreign Languages and Literatures
34
General Studies
0
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
7
4
6
Music Teacher Education
25
12
0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
30
8
Public/applied History
0
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
2
6
Secondary Education and Teaching
0
4
Special Education and Teaching
12
16
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
44
7
5
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
11
27
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
589 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
9
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
56
31
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
15
12
Clinical/medical Social Work
10
Dietetics/dietitian
17
2
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
10
0
1
Gerontology
4
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
74
0
2
Nursing Administration
50
5
Nursing Science
4
Public Health
53
53
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
11
Registered Nurse
168
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
482 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
91
22
Advertising
8
Business Administration and Management
92
25
5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
11
Business/managerial Economics
5
10
0
Development Economics and International Development
4
Finance
30
Human Resources Development
1
5
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
75
International Business
12
Marketing
9
Marketing/marketing Management
59
18
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
273 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biological and Physical Sciences
1
Biology
90
11
5
Chemistry
32
1
4
Geography
19
8
0
0
Geology/earth Science
8
1
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
19
5
3
Mathematics
28
7
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
5
17
1
Physics
6
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Computer Technology
178 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
23
114
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
9
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/technician
32
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Art and Design
164 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance
12
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
27
5
Fine Arts
4
Music
21
27
Music Management
37
Music Performance
5
Visual and Performing Arts
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Legal and Law
134 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice
66
4
0
1
Forensic Science and Technology
38
1
Legal Assistant/paralegal
24
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Engineering
97 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural Engineering Technology/technician
49
Computer Engineering Technology/technician
7
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
1
Industrial Technology/technician
11
Interior Architecture
3
Polymer/plastics Engineering
0
1
11
Transportation/mobility Management
14
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Communication and Media
79 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
64
Public Relations/image Management
12
Radio and Television
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Hospitality
60 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
4
2
Hotel/motel Administration/management
18
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
36
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Trades and Careers
9 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles
6
Construction Management
0
Fashion Merchandising
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

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

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural Engineering Technology/technician
Business Administration and Management
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
Curriculum and Instruction
Education/teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Family Systems
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
*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.
School 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 Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
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
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 (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 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?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
Business Education, Class of 1973

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

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

Basic knowledge, thinking skills, strategizing, planning

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Mathematics , Class of 2009

None that I took part in.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Biology, Class of 1996

help with creating a resume

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
Business Education, Class of 1973

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

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

Southern traditions with real-world application

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Mathematics , Class of 2009

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

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Biology, Class of 1996

Southern. Artsy. Emphasis on Science also.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
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.

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

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Mathematics , Class of 2009

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

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1985

Dining halls, classrooms were good

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
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.

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

Do not know at this time

Rated January 2016
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