Mississippi State University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, professional, and research programs in the fields of business, social sciences, science, and medicine. The schools and colleges of the university include College and Agriculture and Life Science, School of Architecture, College of Arts and Science, College of Business and Industry, School of Accountancy, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Forest Resources, and College of veterinary medicine. The university also offers courses in accounting, aerospace engineering, anthropology, atmospheric sciences, aviation management, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, commu...
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Mississippi State University and Tougaloo Sign Agreement to Enhance STEM Opportunities
Oct 21 14
Mississippi State University and Tougaloo College signed a memorandum of understanding on Oct. 20, 2014 to enhance educational and research opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, collectively known as STEM. The agreement is an initial commitment of the two institutions to enter a relationship which will develop over time, with individual academic disciplines expected to develop more specific details by mutual consent. The MOU outlines several joint objectives of the institutions, both accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, including: Early identification of qualified Tougaloo students who can benefit from joint academic and research activities with MSU. Opportunities for qualified students to earn credit at Tougaloo College and transfer credit to selected MSU degree programs to earn a master's degree. Mutual bachelor's and master's degree programs in which Tougaloo College students can earn a master's degree at MSU in selected STEM disciplines after completing a bachelor's degree at Tougaloo College. Special doctoral degree program opportunities in selected STEM disciplines at MSU in which Tougaloo students will be selected jointly by the institutions to continue graduate work after completion of a degree at Tougaloo College. Collaborative research opportunities between the two institutions in selected STEM disciplines. Opportunities for the exchange of faculty members and/or students. Joint submission of grant proposals to fund cooperative educational and research endeavors.