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The University of Southern Mississippi College of Arts and Sciences

The University of Southern Mississippi College of Arts and Sciences

The University of Southern Mississippi College of Arts and Sciences


Create. Discover. Inspire.

Home to 13 schools and over 100 academic programs, the College of Arts and Sciences operates at the heart of the University’s mission to educate students, lead the state and nation in the creative arts, and produce knowledge in the humanities, social sciences, mathematical and natural sciences, and engineering. Its faculty integrate innovative research with exceptional teaching and outreach, thereby providing paths to understanding the past, solving the problems of the present and imagining the possibilities of tomorrow.

Our Programs

The College of Arts and Sciences offers over 90 undergraduate and 40 graduate degrees covering diverse disciplines in the arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences and engineering in addition to interdisciplinary areas.

Graduate Programs

  • Anthropology - Master's
  • Biological Sciences - Master's and Doctorate
  • Chemistry - Master's and Doctorate
  • Coastal Sciences - Master's and Doctorate
  • Communication - Master's and Doctorate
  • Computational Science (Computer Science) - Doctorate
  • Computational Science - Doctorate
  • Computer Science - Master's
  • Criminal Justice - Master's
  • English - Master's and Doctorate
  • Geography - Master's
  • Geology - Master's
  • History - Master's and Doctorate
  • Human Capital Development - Master's and Doctorate
  • Hydrographic Science - Master's
  • International Development - Doctorate
  • Logistics, Trade, and Transportation - Master's
  • Marine Science - Master's and Doctorate
  • Mathematics - Master's and Doctorate
  • Medical Laboratory Science - Master's
  • Music - Master's
  • Music Education - Master's
  • Performance and Pedagogy - Doctorate
  • Physics - Master's and Doctorate
  • Political Science - Master's
  • Polymer Science and Engineering - Master's and Doctorate
  • Public Relations - Master's
  • Science Education - Master's and Doctorate
  • Teaching of Languages - Master's
  • Theatre - Master's

Undergraduate Programs

  • Anthropology
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Technology
  • Architectural Engineering Technology
  • Art
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dance
  • English
  • Forensics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Industrial Engineering Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Journalism
  • Legal Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Entertainment Arts
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Polymer Science
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Public Relations and Advertising
  • Sociology
  • Theatre
  • World Languages


Our Research

  • 116+ million: Currently active externally funded projects
  • 29 faculty: ACUE Distinguished Teaching Scholars
  • 400+ events: Each year in the Arts

Through our distinguished faculty in a broad range of programs, we are actively engaged in the creation, application, and sharing of knowledge and artistic expression as the foundation of education that transforms individuals and the world.


Program Admission Requirements

Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.


  • Hattiesburg

    Campus Hattiesburg, College of Arts and Sciences, 210 Liberal Arts Building, 118 College Dr. #5004, MS 39406, Hattiesburg

  • Long Beach

    Campus Gulf Park, College of Arts and Sciences, Humanities and Social Science, Elizabeth Hall. 730 East Beach Boulevard, MS 39560, Long Beach