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Mississippi State University offers three graduate business degrees, and one undergrad business degree online, ideal for active duty military or veterans and their families, who are looking for quality, flexibility, and affordability in pursuit of their educational goals.
• AACSB Accredited 
• Flexible - admit any semester 
• No campus visit required

Ranked Best Online MBA Program 2019 (#26) by U.S. News & World Report, Mississippi State University’s accredited 30-hour online MBA program offers students an opportunity to participate in useful, well-designed courses emphasizing management, marketing, finance, economics, supply chain, operations, and quantitative analysis. The MBA-PM degree, a 33-hour graduate degree with a concentration in Project Management, includes industrial engineering courses from the prestigious Bagley College of Engineering.  
Our Distance MBA program has been recognized as a Best Online MBA Program for Veterans 2018 (#14) by U.S. News & World Report.
MSU has a flexible transfer of credit policy, with up to six hours transfer credit for graduate level coursework from a recognized university. 

Ranked Best Online Graduate Business Program (excluding MBA) 2019 (#33) by U.S. News & World Report, Mississippi State University’s accredited Master's in Information Systems (MSIS) offers students an opportunity to study information technology, systems analysis, database design, business telecommunication, and much more. Careers include but are not limited to: Computer and Information System Manager; Computer Programmer; Database Administrator; Information Security Analyst; IT Consultant; Software Developer.

The Distance Bachelor of Business Administration (Distance BBA) degree gives students the flexibility to gain general knowledge of various aspects of the business world. The Business Administration major is the most popular and flexible online program offered at Mississippi State University. Students learn the universal functions of business, such as planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling, and budgeting, as well as how to organize these resources efficiently. After learning in each of these disciplines, students then complete more advanced coursework from a variety of areas chosen from marketing, branding, entrepreneurship, human resources, finance, and insurance.
The Distance Bachelor of Business Administration program delivers online classes, taught by MSU faculty, that parallel on-campus classes, leading to the same degree and major in Business Administration. 

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Why study here

Mississippi State University has the oldest business school in the south, founded in 1915.  We are accredited by the most prestigious accrediting agency, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools in Business International. We have a well-established record with online programs, offering our first online degree in 1998, to United States military stationed in Japan.
Our business programs do not require any on campus visits. This makes it easier for military members to continue their education while deployed or after changing stations.
We are a Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOCS) and follow the Institutional Operating Guidelines to facilitate graduate program admissions, enrollment, and degree completion by service members.
To learn more about MSU opportunities for veterans click HERE.
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Veteran friendly programs

The G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America’s Veterans was established at MSU to provide higher education opportunities to veterans through programs and services unavailable from other institutions. The center is a national leader in providing comprehensive support through educational benefits, transitional support and activities to promote learning, well-being and success. For more information about their services, please visit the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America’s Veterans website. 

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