MSU ranked top in state for ‘Best Online Master’s in Mechanical Engineering’

Contact: Sasha Steinberg

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State is ranked the No. 1 university in Mississippi and third in the nation in a “25 Best Online Master’s in Mechanical Engineering” list released by Online Schools Report.

To rank institutions, OSR uses such data points as student satisfaction, admission rates, and number of online programs offered. For the complete methodology, visit

“This recognition is a testament to the quality of our faculty and staff who provide a first-class, affordable option for a graduate mechanical engineering degree by distance education,” MSU Bagley College of Engineering Dean Jason Keith said. “There are tremendous opportunities for mechanical engineers in industry across our state, and this program brings the classroom to them.”

Students can complete an online master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State within two years. During their first semester, students work closely with a major professor to plan their program of study.

In addition to a strong foundation in the sciences, MSU equips mechanical engineering students with speaking, writing and complex design processing skills essential for careers in manufacturing, chemical, paper, aerospace, utility, construction, transportation, petroleum, electronics, and computer industries. Learn more at

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