12 months
16046 USD/year
16046 USD/year
9248 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Teaching - Community College Education is an interdisciplinary degree program at Mississippi State University designed to prepare professionals for teaching in a community college setting.

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The degree prepares educators for service in rural community colleges and requires a minimum of 18 hours in the student’s teaching field (e.g., history, math, English). The professional education sequence consists of 12 hours. The education courses introduce students to the philosophy and culture of the community college and prepare them to teach non-traditional and first-generation students. Sensitivity to diversity and adult learning theory is also included in the curriculum.

Key facts:

The Teaching - Community College Education program at Mississippi State University is offered through the Center for Distance Education but is not completely online since most courses in the teaching field are only offered on campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community College History/Philosophy
  • Community College Instructional Assessment
  • Community College Teaching and Learning
  • Function and Methods of Research in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Review tips for a successful application.
  • Review both University and departmental deadlines.
  • Gather the full names and email addresses of three individuals to compose letters of recommendation.
  • Prepare your statement of purpose.
  • Review, edit, and finalize your resume/curriculum vitae and select a writing sample (if required).
  • Request your transcripts.
  • Arrange to have your test scores sent to The Graduate School (Examples: GRE, GMAT, TOEFL or IELTS).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4624 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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