Mississippi College

Introduction

Mississippi College, affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, is a private, co-educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences. As the oldest institution of higher learning in Mississippi, MC has a long history of commitment to academic excellence and the cause of Christ.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be known as a university recognized for academic excellence and commitment to the cause of Christ.

Our History

Mississippi College was founded in 1826 and is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Mississippi.

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Why MC?

  • MONEY Magazine recently ranked MC #12 on their list of "The 20 Best Private Colleges for Merit Aid"
  • Mississippi College is the state’s largest private university with over 5,000 students.
  • In 1831, MC became the first coeducational college in the U.S. to grant a degree to a woman.
  • Mississippi College is more affordable than you might think with our lower tuition and generous scholarship program.
  • MC awards approximately $53 million in scholarships and financial aid each year.
  • MC offers over 80 undergraduate options, more than 15 graduate degree programs, a first-class law school, a physician assistant program and more.
  • 16:1 student-faculty ratio.
  • You will find that a degree from Mississippi College holds weight with employers and can springboard you to anywhere you want to go.
  • MC students gain acceptance into medical school at over twice the national average.
  • Nearly 100% of Nursing graduates find employment within three months of graduation.
  • The International Mission Board ranks MC as a top 10 school from which missionaries graduate and are under appointment.
  • MC students volunteer more than 30,000 hours every year.

With our student body size, low cost of attendance, and strong academic reputation, MC is a rare find in the field of Christian higher education. Our aim is to infuse Christ into every aspect of our culture – in the classroom, throughout campus life, and in the hearts of our students.

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Programs

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Master

Master in Educational Leadership

Campus Full time 15 months October 2016 USA Jackson

Mississippi College provides exceptional leadership education that places a greater emphasis on teaching and learning. Our unique Master’s degree program in Educational Leadership preparation carefully selects cohort members each spring to begin a 15-month modular program consisting of 39 semester hours, which begin in the summer term. The faculty offers experienced and innovative perspectives and provides a series of modules focusing on six dimensions of leadership. [+]

Earn your degree in Educational Leadership Mississippi College provides exceptional leadership education that places a greater emphasis on teaching and learning. Our unique Master’s degree program in Educational Leadership preparation carefully selects cohort members each spring to begin a 15-month modular program consisting of 39 semester hours, which begin in the summer term. The faculty offers experienced and innovative perspectives and provides a series of modules focusing on six dimensions of leadership, including: Personal/Interpretational Instructional Organizational Resource Political Informational Your course curriculum will be integrated with seminars, practicums and internships, and culminate in formal internships during the last semester of preparation. Mississippi College also offers the Doctor of Education Program in Educational Leadership for professionals in education who wish to assume leadership roles in K-12 settings. Students can enroll during the spring semester of each year and may enter with a Master’s degree, but must complete the specialist degree before beginning doctoral level courses. Degree Options Master of Education in Educational Leadership As a student enrolled in our Educational Leadership Master’s degree program, your course curriculum will include Introduction to Administrator Preparation, Instructional Dimension of Leadership, Information Management Dimension of Leadership, Political Dimension of Leadership, and more. Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership As a student enrolled in our Education Specialist Degree Program in Educational Leadership, course curriculum includes Personnel Management, Leadership Dilemmas, Legal Structures and Legal Issues, Technology Trends in Curriculum and Instruction, Central Office Roles and Responsibilities, and more. Doctorate in Educational Leadership If you choose to earn a Doctorate in Education at Mississippi College, your course curriculum will cover Basics of School Finance and Fiscal Control of Schools, Roles and Functions of the Superintendency and School Board Relations, Comparative Philosophies of Education, Instructional Supervision, and more. The MC Experience If you’re a working adult with multiple responsibilities, Mississippi College can help make education more accessible for you. We understand that children, jobs, school activities and more can become overwhelming. Leadership programs offer educators the ability to utilize day courses during the summer and evening courses during the fall and spring semesters. If you are searching for colleges in Mississippi or are interested in our educational leadership programs, contact Mississippi College today and speak with an admissions representative who is ready to answer your questions. [-]

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Master of Science in Communication

Campus or Online Full time October 2016 USA Jackson

The Department of Communication offers the Master of Science in Communication (MSC) degree. This degree program is designed for students who are looking for communication courses in Mississippi; are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in communication; and would like to improve their marketability or prepare for doctoral enrollment. [+]

Earn Your Communications Degree The Department of Communication offers the Master of Science in Communication (MSC) degree. This degree program is designed for students who are looking for communication courses in Mississippi; are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in communication; and would like to improve their marketability or prepare for doctoral enrollment. Through elective class choices, students may tailor their degree toward a theater, mass media, or interpersonal/public communication concentration. This choice must be made in consultation with their graduate advisor while planning the proposed course of study. The MC Experience The department offers the Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Communication graduate degree. Students may choose one of these online degree programs: Applied Communication – Generalist Degree Applied Communication – Journalism Concentration Applied Communication – Theater Concentration Applied Communication – Online Generalist Degree Professional Communication in Health Services – Online Generalist Degree Professional Communication in Sports Public Relations and Corporate Communication About the Department of Communication The Department of Communication at MC embraces a teaching philosophy that melds theory and practice. While students delve deeply into the foundational underpinnings of communication and study the history of the media, they also develop concrete skills through lots of opportunities for practical application. So graduates are well-prepared for their future careers with theoretical training and impressive portfolios. As part of the MC Experience, our graduate classes in communication are offered in the evenings or online to accommodate the busy schedules of working adults. [-]

Contact

Mississippi College

Address South Capitol Street 200
39058 Clinton, United States
Website http://www.mc.edu/
Phone +1 601-925-3000