Faye W. Gilbert, Ph.D., Dean
Elizabeth LaFleur, D.B.A., Associate Dean and MBA Director
730 East Beach Blvd.
Long Beach, MS 39560
We provide applied and innovative educational experiences as we inspire a competitive spirit for working within this dynamic global economy. Our scholarship focuses on intellectual contributions that advance knowledge in our disciplines, understanding of applications of theory for organizational problems, and practices that influence teaching excellence.
We will be recognized as an educational leader in the Gulf South region for providing innovative strategies addressing business challenges.
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.