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Economic Development MS


Since 1979, The University of Southern Mississippi has continuously offered the Master’s of Science in Economic Development (MSED) with the express purpose of producing quality economic development professionals. Over 200 graduates of the online Economic Development degree include representatives from local, state, and federal government; elected officials; university faculty; a significant proportion of the staff of the Mississippi Development Authority; and the current Chair of the Southern Economic Development Council, the largest regional ED professional organization in the country.

This convenient and affordable online degree program allows policymakers, community leaders and practitioners to obtain an online Economic Development degree in a hybrid-online format. It is ideal for those who cannot integrate full-time traditional classroom learning into their busy schedule. Let Online at Southern Miss help you reach your career goals. Your life, plus college.