Faye W. Gilbert, Ph.D., Dean
Joesph A. Peyrefitte, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean
118 College Drive #5096
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
The mission of the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi is to provide a range of educational products, services, and resources that advances the careeers of our students, faculty, and staff, and increases career opportunities in the regional business community. We accomplish our mission by building skills, fostering intellectual contibutions, and promoting business growth and entrepreneurial activity.
Graduate Degree Programs
The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) is available on the Gulf Coast campus. The Master of Professional Accountancy (M.P.A.) is available on the Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast campuses. The M.B.A. and M.P.A. programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The following dual degree programs are offered in collaboration with the College of Health; Masters of Public Health (MPH)/M.B.A. and M.B.A./Master of Science in Sport Management (MSM). The M.S. in Economic Development is available on the Hattiesburg campus.
Graduate assistantships are available for all College of Business graduate degrees. Students with good undergraduate records are encouraged to apply at the time they request admission, with a deadline of March 15.