Academic options

The University of Southern Mississippi offers bachelor's degree programs through its five degree-granting colleges, a total of 142 distinct undergraduate plans.

A bit of history ties together our academic diversity: We offer nearly 20 teaching or education degrees (licensure), staying true to our founding in 1910 as a teacher training school.

Explore your future by browsing for more information about our bachelor's degree programs.

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Undergraduate Certificates

Preprofessional programs

Southern Miss can prepare you to pursue professional studies in law; or in a variety of health care fields through its Preprofessional Office. Available health programs are as follows:

  • Cytotechnology
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry
  • Health Informatics and Information Management
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Radiologic Sciences
  • Veterinary Medicine

Honors College

The Southern Miss Honors College offers specialized programs for highly talented students in all disciplines. To apply, freshmen need a 27 ACT score and 3.50 high school GPA. Rising juniors applying must have a 3.25 GPA.