Do you have the curiosity of a forensic scientist? An ear for music? Maybe you’ve always wanted to teach or build things. With 140 different degree programs, MTSU has plenty of options.
MTSU houses a wide variety of academic programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels. The University has eight undergraduate colleges and 37 departments or schools, with almost 150 majors and concentrations available.
Fermentation Science, Dance, and Religious Studies are new majors that are unusual for public universities in Tennessee. Nationally recognized MTSU programs include Aerospace, Accounting, Agriscience and Agribusiness, Recording Industry, Industrial- Organizational Psychology, and Concrete Industry Management, which attract students from around the world. The College of Graduate Studies offers more than 100 different areas of study.
MTSU is ranked as one of the Best in the Southeast in 2017 by Princeton Review. The website has called MTSU “a growing school on the rise,” where “you get a quality education and you aren’t in crippling debt afterward.”
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Some Special Centers On Campus
- Business and Economic Research Center
- Tennessee Center for the Study and Treatment of Dyslexia
- Center for Economic Education
- Center for Energy Efficiency
- Center for Health and Human Services
- Learning, Teaching, and Innovative Technologies Center
- Center for Organizational and Human Resource Effectiveness
- Center for Popular Music
MTSU by the
Hugh Berryman, director of MTSU’s Forensic Science program, is leading a team of scientists to help identify the remains of U.S. Army soldiers who perished during the Mexican-American War (1846). Fellow MTSU professors Shannon Hodge and Derek Frisby are assisting in the effort.
One in every seven college-educated persons in the Nashville area is an MTSU graduate, according to the Business and Economic Research Center at MTSU.
Billboard recently called the Recording Industry Department at MTSU one of the top 11 places in North America for learning about the music industry. Hollywood Reporter also listed MTSU’s music and music business programs among its Top 25 Music Schools in the world for the third straight year in 2016, alongside the likes of Juilliard, Berklee, and the Royal College of Music in London. MTSU again ranked ahead of nearby Belmont University.
MTSU is now home to WMOT 89.5 FM Roots Radio, the region’s only station devoted to the burgeoning, singer/songwriter-friendly Americana format.
NewsPro named MTSU’s School of Journalism one of the top 20 programs in the U.S. (and the only one listed in Tennessee) for preparing students for the digital world.