University Of Southern Mississippi

University Of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi, or USM, is a four-year, public university located primarily in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. The university was originally established on March 30, 1910, as the Mississippi Normal College and was a college for training teachers. USM now offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Business
  • College of Education and Psychology
  • College of Health
  • College of Science and Technology

The athletic teams of USM are nicknamed the Golden Eagles. Some of the notable alumni of the university are Jennifer Adcock, Miss Mississippi; Cat Cora, celebrity chef; and Chuck Scarborough, Emmy award-winning anchor at WNBC-TV.

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American/United States Studies/Civilization
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Data Processing And Data Processing Technology/Technician
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other
Education, General
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Adult And Continuing Education Administration
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General
Family Systems
Apparel And Textiles, General
English Language And Literature, General
General Studies
Library And Information Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Oceanography, Chemical And Physical
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Counseling Psychology
Social Work
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Dance, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music Management
History, General
Public/Applied History
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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