Mississippi College is a Christian university of private status that is affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention and is located in Clinton, Mississippi. Mississippi College curriculum is centered in the liberal arts and sciences giving students many career paths to choose from in addition to the collegiate perspective that a liberal arts grounding entails. The college is also the oldest institution of higher learning in the entire state. The college is also nationally recognized for academic excellence and is religiously recognized for its commitment to the cause of Christ.
In addition to a wide selection of online courses, Mississippi College offers three degrees spanning graduate and undergraduate levels. Classes and credits that are taken and earned online are backed by the accreditation that Mississippi College continually receives. All courses and programs that are featured are taught by Mississippi College staff and are not delegated to teaching assistants nor interns.
One of the programs offered at Mississippi College is the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. This is a popular degree that has led to high paying careers in nursing time and time again. Students run the course of the Registered Nurse credential all the way to the Bachelor of Science. Some previous coursework can be applied provided that they present their skills in an interview and take NUR 324.
There is also a Master of Health Services Administration degree offered 100% online. This program is designed to expand upon an existing Bachelor of Health Services Administration degree and is thusly a great choice for practicing professionals that want to enhance their knowledge and especially earning potential. Also supplied to students in this program is the diverse background of knowledge that is a hallmark of a Mississippi College education.
The remaining degree that students can earn online is the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration. This is aimed at professionals in the field of higher education that want to further their knowledge, expertise, and training in administrative practices and management. Opportunities that follow this degree are diverse, so the program compensates by providing a grounding in general administrative theory and practice.
Students enrolling full-time at the undergraduate level should expect to pay $12,200 per year and part-time undergraduates will pay $382 per credit hour. Graduate students will pay $7,830 per year when enrolling full-time and $435 per credit hour when enrolling part-time. Mississippi College has taken full advantage of its rich, Christian resources and has provided 99% of financial aid recipients with institutional grants and in generous amounts. Federal grants are partially responsible for the financial aid of 1 out of 4 recipients and state/local grants are partially responsible for roughly 2 out of 4 students.
Mississippi College is rich in Christian heritage and teaching experience that sets it apart from other colleges in Mississippi. Students receive the full benefit of experienced, highly qualified staff in any course or major that they pursue. Distance learners can get ahead with online degrees and classes. In the near future, even more opportunities will open up for students on campus and online.