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Majors and Degrees

Degrees awarded at Mississippi State University in 2014-15
Bachelor's 3,211
Master's 785
Doctoral 226
Total 4,222

Areas of Study with the largest number of bachelor's degrees awarded in 2014-15
Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 9%
Business Administration, Management and Operations. 7%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 6%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 6%
Communication and Media Studies. 5%

Bachelor’s Degree Recipients’ First-destination Survey Results

Graduates of Mississippi State University follow many paths in their first year after receiving their degree. We asked about their first destination after graduation using the following question:

What is most likely to be your principal activity upon graduation?

Graduates were asked to select only their primary activity that best matched their plans after graduation. Some graduates may pursue multiple options at the same time, which is important to keep in mind when reviewing these results. 89% responded and their answers are shown in the chart below
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