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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
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Library And Information Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Gerontology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Philosophy
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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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