Distance Learning Alliance
The College received its first students in the fall of 1880 and since then
Mississippi State University has been dedicated to three broad
purposes; learning, research, and service. Mississippi State University’s
distance education site is easy to locate; simply go over outreach and
click on Academic Outreach and Continuing Education.  Bachelor online
degree programs include Interdisciplinary Studies, Education, and
Geosciences. Master online degree programs offered at MSU comprise
of Engineering, Business, Interdisciplinary Studies, Public Policy,
Geosciences, and Education.  Doctorate Degree Programs for
Community College Leadership, Engineering, Computer Engineering,
and Electrical Engineering round out their distance learning programs.

Founded by Legislative Act in 1910,
The University of Southern
was the state’s first state-supported teacher training
school.  Once on the main page, follow the Quicklinks to Southern Miss
Online to view the distance learning programs the university offers.
Undergraduate online programs include Construction Engineering
Technology and Nursing.  Graduate Programs offered online through the
school include Child and Family Studies, Educational Administration,
Library and Information Science, Music Education, Sport Management,
Sport Coaching Education and a Master of Arts in the Teaching of

The story began in 1848 when
The University of Mississippi – the
flagship University of the State – opened its doors to its first 80 students.
The research extensive, doctoral degree-granting University now has
nine academic divisions on its main campus.  To learn more about Ole
Miss’ Distance Learning you can go from the main page under Quicklinks
and click on Online Services.  The only online program that Ole Miss is
offering is an MBA; however, they do offer a wide variety of online
courses and independent study.