Joseph A. Peyrefitte, Ph.D., Interim Dean
Elizabeth LaFleur, D.B.A., Associate Dean and MBA Director
730 East Beach Blvd.
Long Beach, MS 39560
Our purpose is to provide a range of educational products, services, and resources that advance the careers our students, faculty, and staff, and increases career opportunities in the regional business community. We accomplish our mission by building skills, fostering intellectual contributions, and promoting business growth and entrepreneurial activity.
Our vision is to become the leading agent for career development in Mississippi and along the Gulf Coast.
Graduate Degrees Offered: Degrees are offered in cooperation with the Hattiesburg campus.
Master of Business Administration
The Southern Miss MBA is designed with the student in mind. Graduates of the program will be prepared to
- Have an immediate impact on an organization’s bottom line and
- Make the transition from one level of responsibility in their business career, to a higher level.
Graduate learning is about more than the content of individual courses. Students also learn skills vital to success and career advancement. Throughout the program, students develop a sense of family through course work, team projects and extracurricular activities. In the Southern Miss MBA program, you’ll learn about
- Team building,
- Global dimensions of business,
- Communication and critical thinking,
- Ethical decision making, and
Southern Miss offers the MBA program on the Long Beach campus.
Master of Public Health/Master of Business Administration Dual Degree
The Master of Public Health/Master of Business Administration dual degree is designed for students interested in pursuing top-level administrative positions in health care organizations and consulting.
Master of Sport Management/Master of Business Administration Dual Degree
The Master of Sport Management/Master of Business Administration dual degree prepares students for an executive career in the business side of sports.