Since Mississippi State opened in 1892, more than 15,000 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. The college has about 290 master's students and 255 doctoral students working toward their degrees. These students are involved in various research outlets throughout the college, including the Diagnostic and Instrumentation Analysis Laboratory (DIAL); the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS), which has a partnership with Nissan; the Computational Simulation and Design Center (SimCenter); the Raspet Flight Research Laboratory; the Center for DoD Programming Environment and Training (PET); 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 Computer Security Research, GeoResources Institute, and the Center for Science and Math Technology.
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
For more information regarding fellowships, please contact Rita Burrell.