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Offered Degrees BS, MS, Doctorate, Certificate, Post-Graduate
Online Courses MS, Post-Graduate
Total Programs 415
Online Programs 28
Salary after Completing $18,200 - $74,700

Offered Degrees at MSU

Michigan State University is categorized by Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie categorization. Michigan State University offers 415 programs through online and on-site (classroom) education. It offers Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate and Post-Graduate Certificate degree. The following table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability.
Offered Degrees and Number of Programs
Michigan State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassSalary Range after Completing Program*
One but less than two years certificate130$26,400 - $26,400
Bachelor's Degree1220$18,200 - $74,700
Post Bachelor's Degree4419-
Master's Degree1339$27,400 - $122,600
Post Master's Degree10$47,300 - $47,300
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship970$31,400 - $84,000
Doctor's degree - professional practice50$31,400 - $84,000
Total41528-
*Salary data is from College Scoreboard

Field of Study by Offered Degree/Program

Bachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Practical)1-2 Years CertificatePost-Bachelor's CertificatePost-Master's Certificate

MSU Bachelor's Programs

Michigan State University offers Bachelor's degree with 122 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the Bachelor's degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Bachelor's degree at Michigan State University.
Bachelor's Programs
Michigan State University
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Agriculture [+] 303
Agricultural Business and Management63$44,300
Animal Sciences128$35,200
Food Science27$39,600
Horticultural Science35-
Soil Science and Agronomy27$35,700
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 182
Environmental Studies67-
Environmental Science7-
Natural Resource Economics20-
Forestry22-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management66$24,600
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 3
Women's Studies3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1,068
Speech Communication and Rhetoric193$36,200
Mass Communication/Media Studies262-
Journalism96$33,700
Advertising517-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 308
Computer and Information Sciences269$70,200
Information Technology Project Management39-
Education [+] 239
Education157$38,100
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities51-
Agricultural Teacher Education9-
Art Teacher Education4-
History Teacher Education18-
Engineering [+] 911
Engineering125$63,200
Agricultural Engineering53$56,700
Chemical Engineering123$67,400
Civil Engineering95$61,200
Computer Engineering64$72,900
Electrical and Electronics Engineering95$74,700
Materials Engineering30$68,700
Mechanical Engineering289$72,600
Engineering (other)37-
Engineering Technology [+] 228
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician51$64,900
Packaging Science177-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 82
Linguistics17-
Chinese Language and Literature7$30,600
Japanese Language and Literature16-
Russian Language and Literature4-
German Language and Literature6-
French Language and Literature4$23,100
Spanish Language and Literature26-
Arabic Language and Literature2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 119
Child Development27-
Family and Community Services92-
Child Care Provider/Assistant--
Legal Studies [+] 84
Pre-Law Studies84-
English Language And Literature [+] 142
English Language and Literature107$27,800
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing35-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 25
Humanities/Humanistic Studies25-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 1,078
Biology/Biological Sciences412$25,800
Biochemistry23-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology67-
Botany/Plant Biology7-
Microbiology58-
Zoology/Animal Biology120$23,200
Entomology2-
Molecular Genetics62-
Physiology80$24,900
Environmental Biology30-
Neuroscience217$25,200
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 176
Mathematics85$37,400
Computational Mathematics20-
Statistics71-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 214
Biological and Physical Sciences7-
Science, Technology and Society11-
Nutrition Sciences66-
International/Global Studies54$28,800
Computational Science--
Sustainability Studies27-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)49$25,500
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 358
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management19-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science339-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 19
Philosophy13-
Religion/Religious Studies6-
Physical Sciences [+] 146
Physical Sciences2-
Astrophysics16-
Chemistry59$38,800
Chemical Physics2-
Geology/Earth Science21-
Physics46$47,000
Psychology [+] 385
Psychology385$29,400
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 139
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration139-
Human Services [+] 70
Public Policy Analysis27-
Social Work43$31,300
Social Sciences [+] 831
Social Sciences129$36,900
Anthropology43$18,200
Economics271$45,300
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics35-
Economics (other)10-
Geography9$38,100
Geographic Information Science and Cartography8-
International Relations and Affairs116$42,700
Political Science and Government119$37,700
Sociology91$37,100
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 235
Fashion/Apparel Design28-
Interior Design23-
Graphic Design35-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts42$19,800
Film/Cinema/Video Studies12-
Fine/Studio Arts24-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Music9$38,100
Music Performance18-
Music Theory and Composition3-
Jazz/Jazz Studies15-
Music Pedagogy20-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 361
Athletic Training/Trainer18-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist89-
Dietetics/Dietitian54$21,100
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse200$60,400
Business [+] 1,772
Business Administration and Management119$59,200
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management386-
Accounting231$58,700
Finance376$55,300
Hospitality Administration/Management228$40,700
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration43$59,700
Human Resources Management and Services (other)81-
Actuarial Science30-
Marketing/Marketing Management277$51,300
Construction Management1-
History [+] 38-
History38$30,800

MSU Master's Programs

Michigan State University offers Master's degree with 133 major programs. Among them 9 programs are available through online classes. The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Master's degree at Michigan State University.
Master's Programs
Michigan State University
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Agriculture [+] 79
Agricultural Economics13-
Animal Sciences8-
Food Science52$79,400
Horticultural Science2-
Soil Science and Agronomy4-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 21
Natural Resources Management and Policy6-
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism3-
Forestry4-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management8-
Architecture [+] 4
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning--
Environmental Design/Architecture4-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0
African-American/Black Studies--
Communication and Journalism [+] 89
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8-
Journalism5-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia64-
Public Relations/Image Management4-
Advertising7-
Health Communication1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 26
Computer and Information Sciences26-
Education [+] 242
Education39$44,700
Curriculum and Instruction61$44,600
Educational Leadership and Administration6$52,500
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration25-
Educational/Instructional Technology36$49,800
Special Education and Teaching32$46,200
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services21$42,300
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1-
Foreign Language Teacher Education8-
Mathematics Teacher Education1-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching4-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor8-
Engineering [+] 79
Agricultural Engineering7-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering41-
Engineering Mechanics--
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Engineering Technology [+] 23
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician6-
Packaging Science17-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 11
Linguistics3-
German Language and Literature1-
French Language and Literature4-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 15
Human Nutrition5-
Human Development and Family Studies--
Child Development4-
Family and Community Services6-
Legal Studies [+] 20
Programs for Foreign Lawyers2-
Intellectual Property Law1-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)17-
English Language And Literature [+] 2
English Language and Literature--
Rhetoric and Composition2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 72
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Biomedical Sciences2-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology--
Botany/Plant Biology1-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--
Microbiology1-
Zoology/Animal Biology--
Entomology10-
Genetics--
Plant Genetics1-
Physiology2-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology--
Pharmacology and Toxicology49-
Biostatistics1-
Epidemiology1-
Neuroscience--
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 14
Mathematics1-
Applied Mathematics3-
Statistics10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 22
Nutrition Sciences15-
Computational Science2-
Sustainability Studies5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 20
Kinesiology and Exercise Science20-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 29
Astrophysics2-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Physics14-
Materials Science2-
Psychology [+] 33
Psychology18-
School Psychology4-
Applied Behavior Analysis3-
Psychology (other)8-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 47
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration12-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services (other)30$60,200
Human Services [+] 35
Public Policy Analysis8-
Social Work27$43,900
Social Sciences [+] 34
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods1-
Anthropology2-
Economics--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics9-
Geography6-
Political Science and Government14-
Sociology2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 58
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Fine/Studio Arts4-
Music Performance18-
Music Theory and Composition10-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Conducting4-
Keyboard Instruments2-
Jazz/Jazz Studies2-
Music Pedagogy12-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 335
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist30-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist5-
Medical Scientist2-
Clinical/Medical Social Work200-
Public Health43$47,500
International Public Health/International Health--
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse51$92,000
Business [+] 750
Business/Commerce91$122,600
Business Administration and Management75$93,900
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management93-
Organizational Leadership178-
Accounting130$60,000
Finance30-
Labor and Industrial Relations56-
Business Statistics27-
Marketing Research70-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)--
History [+] 1-
History1-

MSU Doctorate (Research) Programs

Michigan State University offers Doctorate (Research) degree with 97 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the Doctorate (Research) degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Doctorate (Research) degree at Michigan State University.
Doctorate (Research) Programs
Michigan State University
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Agriculture [+] 27
Agricultural Economics7-
Animal Sciences6-
Food Science4-
Horticultural Science2-
Soil Science and Agronomy8-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 15
Natural Resources Management and Policy7-
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism1-
Forestry1-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management6-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 7
African-American/Black Studies5-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 14
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4-
Mass Communication/Media Studies10-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 14
Computer and Information Sciences14-
Education [+] 79
Curriculum and Instruction15-
Educational Leadership and Administration16$84,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration18-
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods8-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education4-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Mathematics Teacher Education6-
Engineering [+] 76
Agricultural Engineering--
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1-
Chemical Engineering9-
Civil Engineering14-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering24-
Engineering Mechanics2-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering25-
Engineering Technology [+] 6
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician2-
Packaging Science4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 13
Linguistics12-
German Language and Literature1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 15
Human Nutrition4-
Human Development and Family Studies11-
English Language And Literature [+] 14
English Language and Literature6-
Rhetoric and Composition8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 80
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biomedical Sciences7-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology10-
Botany/Plant Biology6-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology2-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology4-
Microbiology7-
Zoology/Animal Biology3-
Entomology3-
Genetics2-
Plant Genetics5-
Physiology6-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology--
Environmental Toxicology8-
Pharmacology and Toxicology7-
Biostatistics--
Epidemiology6-
Neuroscience2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 14
Mathematics4-
Applied Mathematics2-
Statistics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0
Computational Science--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 18
Kinesiology and Exercise Science18-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 4
Philosophy4-
Physical Sciences [+] 65
Astrophysics1-
Chemistry28-
Chemical Physics--
Geology/Earth Science3-
Physics24-
Materials Science9-
Psychology [+] 25
Psychology17-
School Psychology8-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 7
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration7-
Human Services [+] 4
Social Work4-
Social Sciences [+] 33
Anthropology4-
Economics--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics7-
Geography9-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 15
Music Performance14-
Music Theory and Composition--
Conducting--
Keyboard Instruments--
Music Pedagogy1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist4-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)1-
Nursing Science2-
Business [+] 13
Business Administration and Management1-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management1-
Operations Management and Supervision--
Accounting3-
Finance2-
Organizational Behavior Studies3-
Labor Studies1-
Information Resources Management--
Marketing/Marketing Management2-
History [+] 10-
History10-

MSU Doctorate (Practical) Programs

Michigan State University offers Doctorate (Practical) degree with 5 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the Doctorate (Practical) degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Doctorate (Practical) degree at Michigan State University.
Doctorate (Practical) Programs
Michigan State University
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Legal Studies [+] 339
Law226-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 523-
Medicine207-
Nursing Practice7-

MSU 1-2 Years Certificate Programs

Michigan State University offers 1-2 Years Certificate degree with 13 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the 1-2 Years Certificate degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for 1-2 Years Certificate degree at Michigan State University.
1-2 Years Certificate Programs
Michigan State University
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Agriculture [+] 156
Agricultural Business and Management20-
Agricultural Production Operations36-
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production2-
Crop Production10-
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management7-
Agricultural and Food Products Processing--
Landscaping and Groundskeeping15-
Turf and Turfgrass Management30-
Dairy Science9-
Livestock Management21-
Construction Trades [+] 8-
Electrician8-

MSU Post-Bachelor's Certificate Programs

Michigan State University offers Post-Bachelor's Certificate degree with 44 major programs. Among them 19 programs are available through online classes. The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Post-Bachelor's Certificate degree at Michigan State University.
Post-Bachelor's Certificate Programs
Michigan State University
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Agriculture [+] 0
Food Science--
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 5
Forestry (other)5-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 6
American/United States Studies/Civilization--
American Indian/Native American Studies--
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 48
Mass Communication/Media Studies6-
Journalism--
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia42-
Education [+] 102
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration17-
Urban Education and Leadership1-
Educational/Instructional Technology69-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)2-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)1-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching9-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education--
Computer Teacher Education2-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)--
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language (other)--
Work and Family Studies [+] 0
Family and Community Services--
English Language And Literature [+] 0
Children's and Adolescent Literature--
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 16
Pharmacology and Toxicology (other)--
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)3-
Neuroscience13-
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (other)--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 24
Museology/Museum Studies3-
International/Global Studies--
Computational Science21-
Psychology [+] 14
Educational Psychology2-
Applied Behavior Analysis1-
Psychology (other)11-
Social Sciences [+] 0
Social Sciences (other)--
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 12
Game and Interactive Media Design12-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies--
Music Theory and Composition--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2
Public Health1-
International Public Health/International Health1-
Public Health (other)--
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)--
Business [+] 31-
Organizational Leadership23-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)3-
Accounting--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration5-

MSU Post-Master's Certificate Programs

Michigan State University offers Post-Master's Certificate degree with 1 major programs. All programs are on-site education (i.e distance learning opportunity is not offered for the Post-Master's Certificate degree). The following table describes the offered major area and its subprograms for Post-Master's Certificate degree at Michigan State University.
Post-Master's Certificate Programs
Michigan State University
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompleterAverage Salary after Completing
Psychology [+] 0-
School Psychology--