There are a handful of schools in Mississippi that offer accredited engineering programs, for graduate or undergraduate education, so you may consider an online engineering school to get your engineering degree if you are located in Mississippi.

There is no single city in Mississippi that is most popular for engineering programs. Jackson State University is located in the capital city of Jackson, right downtown. The University of Mississippi is located outside the small town of Oxford, near the Tennessee border. Mississippi State University is located in the town of Starkville, which is located about a hundred and twenty-five miles outside the city of Jackson.

Consider a fully online degree program that is currently taking applications.
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Purdue University

Master Online Master of Science in Engineering Technology
Gain the analytic background and problem-solving skills to succeed in leadership or advanced technical positions in industry and government.
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Stevens Institute of Technology

Master Online Master of Engineering in Engineering Management
GRE/GMAT not required.
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Southern New Hampshire University

Bachelor, Master Online Computer Science & Engineering Programs
Multiple programs include: BS in Computer Science, BS in Computer Science - Project Management for STEM, MS in Management - Construction Management, MBA in Engineering Management, and more.
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Southern Methodist University

Master Master of Science in Network Engineering
Provides students with a fundamental understanding of the core concepts of network engineering so they can be ready to address and embrace change.
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Norwich University

Master Online Master of Civil Engineering
Enhance your technical engineering knowledge, management skills, and communication abilities to further your career as an engineering leader.
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University of Washington

Master Master of Science in Information Management
Take cutting-edge courses in leadership, information management, IT and more.
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Rochester Institute of Technology

Master Online Master of Architecture
Learn to design sustainable buildings with people and the environment in mind from one of the first M.Arch. programs built for online. GRE not required.
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George Mason University

Master Master of Science in Data Analytics Engineering
Earn your degree in less than 2 years, but apply what you learn immediately in your current role. No GRE/GMAT required.
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Mississippi Engineering Schools to Consider

One option for an engineering school is Jackson State University. They have three engineering departments, all of which offer various Bachelor's degrees in engineering. These departments are civil and environmental engineering, computer engineering, and computer science.

The available engineering degrees from Jackson State University, in all three departments, are a Bachelor's in civil engineering, a Bachelor's in computer engineering, a Bachelor's in computer science, a Master's in engineering, and a Bachelor's in telecommunications engineering.

The Bagley College of Engineering, at Mississippi State University, offers some of the best online engineering programs in the nation to earn a Master’s degree. They were ranked twenty-first in the nation by US News and World Report for online graduate engineering programs. They offer both online Master’s degrees and online Doctorates in aerospace engineering, civil engineering, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, and systems engineering. They also offer a Master’s in engineering for those who want a non-specific engineering degree .

Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Engineering in Mississippi

All three of the schools that offer engineering programs in Mississippi have Bachelor’s degree programs. Bagley College of Engineering, in addition to their excellent graduate programs, also have eight departments that offer undergraduate degrees as well. Within these departments, the degrees are a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, aB.S. in Biological Engineering,a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, a B.S. in Civil Engineering, a B.S. in Computer Engineering, a B.S. in Computer Science, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, a B.S. in Industrial Engineering, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering, and a B.S. in Software Engineering.

Top Engineering Employers in Mississippi

Two top companies utilizing engineers are Howard Industries, Inc. and Lang H.D. and Associates.

Howard Industries, Inc. is a manufacturer of electrical transmission and distribution parts used by utility companies as well as industrial and commercial companies globally. Some of their products including junction boxes, distribution transformers, voltage regulators, transformer components, power transformers and switching/sectionalizing cabinets, among others. Howard Industries has about 2,000 employees. Design engineers research and develop ideas for parts; software engineers ensure the programs and parts run smoothly, and quality assurance engineers ensure the parts are high quality and pass inspection.

Lang H.D. and Associates is a civil engineering and land surveying company located in Jackson, MS. Some of the services they provide include subdivisions, construction staking, land tile surveys, civil engineering, mapping, topographic surveys, site design and flood certifications. Their staff of about 20 includes mostly civil engineers and professional surveyors.

List of Accredited Engineering Programs

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School Level Program Admissions

Purdue University

Master Online Master of Science in Engineering Technology
Gain the analytic background and problem-solving skills to succeed in leadership or advanced technical positions in industry and government.
Website

Stevens Institute of Technology

Master Online Master of Engineering in Engineering Management
GRE/GMAT not required.
Website

Southern New Hampshire University

Bachelor, Master Online Computer Science & Engineering Programs
Multiple programs include: BS in Computer Science, BS in Computer Science - Project Management for STEM, MS in Management - Construction Management, MBA in Engineering Management, and more.
Website

Southern Methodist University

Master Master of Science in Network Engineering
Provides students with a fundamental understanding of the core concepts of network engineering so they can be ready to address and embrace change.
Website

Norwich University

Master Online Master of Civil Engineering
Enhance your technical engineering knowledge, management skills, and communication abilities to further your career as an engineering leader.
Website

University of Washington

Master Master of Science in Information Management
Take cutting-edge courses in leadership, information management, IT and more.
Website

Rochester Institute of Technology

Master Online Master of Architecture
Learn to design sustainable buildings with people and the environment in mind from one of the first M.Arch. programs built for online. GRE not required.
Website

George Mason University

Master Master of Science in Data Analytics Engineering
Earn your degree in less than 2 years, but apply what you learn immediately in your current role. No GRE/GMAT required.
Website

Grand Canyon University

Bachelor, Master Online Software Engineering & Technology Programs
Multiple online software engineering and development programs. BS in Software Engineering, MS in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, and more.
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University of Delaware

Master Online MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
One of the first online programs to present advanced electrical and computer engineering concepts and application through a cybersecurity lens.
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Spring Hill College

Bachelor Online Bachelor’s in Computer Science
Designed to develop your algorithmic thinking, computational skills and expertise in software engineering.
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Norwich University

Master Online BS in Computer Science & Information Systems
Explore computer science frameworks embedded with national security principles as you develop skills in mathematics, programming, system design and software engineering.
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University of West Florida

Master Online M.S. in Computer Science
Masters program features concentrations in software engineering and data analytics.
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Utica University

Master MS in Cybersecurity
Endorsed by the National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Homeland Security, Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), and the EC-Council.
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Liberty University

Bachelor Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
ACBSP accredited, 100% online.
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Campus Based ABET Accredited Programs

ABET Accredited Engineering Degrees
Jackson State University
Jackson MS
  • Civil Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2004-Present
  • Computer Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2004-Present
  • Computer Science, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1991-09/30/1994,10/01/1996-Present
  • Electrical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2015-Present
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State MS
  • Aerospace Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1949-Present
  • Biological Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1972-Present
  • Chemical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1964-Present
  • Civil Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1941-Present
  • Computer Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1988-Present
  • Computer Science, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1986-Present
  • Electrical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1941-Present
  • Industrial Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1970-Present
  • Mechanical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1941-Present
  • Software Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2001-Present
Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena MS
  • Computer Science, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2003-Present
University of Mississippi
University MS
  • Chemical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1954-Present
  • Civil Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1949-Present
  • Computer Science, BSCS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1990-Present
  • Electrical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1969-Present
  • Geological Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1987-Present
  • Mechanical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1959-Present
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg MS
  • Architectural Engineering Technology, BS | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1982-Present
  • Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1986-Present
  • Computer Science, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1987-Present
  • Construction Engineering Technology, BS | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1982-Present
  • Electronic(s) Engineering Technology, B.S. | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1980-Present
  • Industrial Engineering Technology, BS | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1984-Present