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University of Southern Mississippi, College of Business

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) was founded in 1910 and has campuses in Hattiesburg and in Long Beach. Founded in 1947 as a Division of Commerce, the College of Business is now known for the quality of its programs, connections with the business community, and success in economic development projects for the Gulf South region. With 2,000 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, Southern Miss business programs are offered in person, online and in hybrid delivery formats. Accredited by AACSB in business in 1976 and with separate accounting accreditation in 1982, the business programs are focused on infusing analytics throughout the curriculum and providing opportunities to use software relevant for specific career paths. Visit our Web site and see why students choose Southern Miss for undergraduate degrees and for the MBA, Master of Professional Accountancy, Master of Science in Sport Management, and the Master of Science in Economic Development. Southern Miss also has the only MBA with an emphasis in Sport Security Management in the nation and partners with the National Center for Spectator Sport Safety and Security to connect students with this field.


  • Accounting
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • General Business
  • Hotel/ Restaurant/ Tourism
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sports Management

Other Disciplines:

  • Economic Development
  • Merchandising


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

  • Online

Tuition & Fees *

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Full-Time MBA (2 years):


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Out of Country Tuition & Fees *

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on September 01, 2021.