Since Mississippi State opened in 1892, more than 17,000 engineers have become respected leaders in diverse fields. Currently, the Bagley College of Engineering is ranked among the top 100 graduate programs listed in this year’s Best Graduate School edition of U.S. News & World Report. Our excellence extends beyond the classroom offering several state-of-the-art research centers and laboratories to provide hands-on experience for masters and doctoral students.
As of fall 2013, the college has about 270 master’s students and 320 doctoral students working toward their degrees. These students are involved in various research outlets throughout the college, including the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS), which has a partnership with Nissan; Center for Computer Security Research (CCSR); Institute for Clean Energy Technology (ICET); Mississippi Transportation Research Center (MTRC); National Center for Intermodal Transportation for Economic Competitiveness (NCITEC); National Forensic Training Center (NFTC); Raspet Flight Research Laboratory (RFRL); Sustainable Energy Research Center (SERC); Critical Infrastructure Protection Center (CIPC); and the High Voltage Laboratory. Other research centers on campus in which engineering students and faculty are active participants include, but are not limited to, the Center for Battlefield Innovation (CBI); Energy Institute (EI); Geosystems Research Institute (GRI); Institute of Genomics, Biocomputing & Biotechnology (IGBB); and Northern Gulf Institute (NGI).
The Bagley College of Engineering is a professional college whose goal is to provide both undergraduate and graduate education, conduct basic and applied research and engage in extension and public service activities. The College consists of many operating departments and centers, including the following departments or programs of study:
- Department of Aerospace Engineering
- Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
- Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering
- Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering
- Department of Computer Science and Engineering
- Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
- Department of Mechanical Engineering
Within these eight academic departments, the Bagley College of Engineering offers 24 degree programs at the graduate level. These degrees include:
||Engineering (Ph.D.) – Concentrations below
Graduate Thesis-Dissertation Checklist
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