Leading Education in Engineering in Mississippi
Earn an engineering degree at the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University and bring yourself closer to an exciting career.
Choose from several amazing programs designed to educate and inspire you in different aspects of engineering. Our faculty draws on years of in-depth, hands-on experience to deliver teaching of the highest standard across all programs.
The James Worth Bagley College of Engineering’s eight programs include aerospace engineering, agricultural & biological engineering, chemical engineering, civil & environmental engineering, computer science and engineering, electrical & computer engineering, industrial & systems engineering, and mechanical engineering.
We are proud of the diversity within our college and aim to help you pursue your dream career in your chosen field.
With our cutting-edge facilities and resources, Mississippi State University’s James Worth Bagley College of Engineering represents the very best of engineering education.
Departments and Units
Aerospace engineering is the branch of engineering concerned with the design, development, testing and production of aircraft and related systems that fly within the Earth’s atmosphere (aeronautics) and of spacecraft, missiles, rocket propulsion systems and other equipment operating beyond the Earth’s atmosphere (astronautics).
The Mississippi State University Department of Aerospace Engineering (ASE) offers a Bachelor of Science degree for undergraduates, as well as programs for both master’s and Ph.D. qualifications.
B.S. Aerospace Engineering
M.S. Aerospace Engineering
Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering
Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE)
Biological engineering offers the same foundational knowledge as any other engineering discipline plus additional knowledge in chemistry, biological sciences, biochemistry and microbiology. Biomedical engineering combines engineering principles and biomedical sciences to solve problems that deal with the human body and health.
The Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) department at Mississippi State University provides undergraduates and graduates with programs in multiple areas of engineering.
B.S. Biological Engineering
B.S. Biomedical Engineering
M.S. Biological Engineering
M.S. Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D. Biological Engineering
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)
Civil and environmental engineering deals with many aspects of society including water resources, environmental sanitation, intermodal transportation, structures and many other parts of the infrastructure of modern life. These projects help promote public safety, foster economic and community development, and raise the standard of living.
The Civil and Environmental Engineering department at Mississippi State University offers a Bachelor of Science degree for undergraduates, as well as two graduate programs.
B.S. Civil Engineering
M.S. Civil Engineering
Ph.D. Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Computer science provides a foundation of knowledge for students with career objectives in a wide range of computing and computer-related professions. Software engineering helps fill the tremendous need for engineers who can design and build reliable large-scale software systems.
The Mississippi State University Department of Computer Science and Engineering offers Bachelor of Science degrees for undergraduates, as well as programs for both master’s and Ph.D. qualifications.
B.S. Computer Science
B.S. Software Engineering
M.S. Computer Science
M.S. Cyber Security & Operations
Ph.D. Computer Science
Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering
Chemical engineering applies chemistry and math to make processes and products that improve all aspects of life including pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, artificial kidneys, solar panels, clean water and biocompatible polymers. Petroleum engineering prepares students for careers in the oil and gas industry, specifically reservoir engineering.
Mississippi State University’s Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering offers Bachelor of Science degrees for undergraduates, as well as programs for both master’s and Ph.D. qualifications.
B.S. Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering Practice
Chemical Engineering Research/Development
B.S. Petroleum Engineering
M.S. Chemical Engineering
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical engineering uses science, technology and problem solving skills to design, construct, develop and maintain electrical products, services, devices and information systems. Computer engineering involves the creation of intelligent systems characterized by the application of embedded digital processing technology.
Mississippi State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department offers Bachelor of Science degrees for undergraduates, as well as programs for both master’s and Ph.D. qualifications.
B.S. Electrical Engineering
B.S. Computer Engineering
M.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering
Ph.D. Electrical & Computer Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Industrial and systems engineering involves the design, improvement and installation of integrated systems of people, materials, information, equipment and energy. The task of an industrial and systems engineer is to improve the performance and safety of processes by identifying and eliminating wastes of time, money, materials and energy.
Mississippi State University’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is committed to helping students gain the foundation they need to build careers in this complex field.
B.S. Industrial Engineering
M.S. Industrial Engineering
Ph.D. Industrial & Systems Engineering
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Mississippi State University is one of our university’s largest departments. Mechanical engineering is the application of science and mathematics to the design, development and operation of mechanical and energy systems. In addition to their strong foundation in the sciences, mechanical engineers must develop speaking and writing skills and spend much of their time creating complex design processes.
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
M.S. Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Recent College News
Bethel named among worldwide leaders in robotics
A Mississippi State computer science and engineering professor has been recognized as one of the world’s top leaders in the field of robotics.
June 25, 2020