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College of Education and Human Sciences

College of Education and Human Sciences

Teach.  Lead.  Serve.  Discover.

Students in the College of Education and Human Sciences experience support and success, exposure to diversity of people and ideas, quality university and community-based practicum and internship experiences, and active engagement in research.

We provide transformative educational experiences through online learning and pathways for working professionals at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Our exemplary faculty prepare educators, mental health, kinesiology, and nutrition professionals, and researchers to offer solutions addressing the needs of an increasingly diversified and evolving society.

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College of Education and Human Sciences

127 Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 
118 College Dr. #5023
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Campus Hattiesburg

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Serving as the institution of choice for over 100 years, Southern Miss has produced more traditional-route Mississippi teachers than any other institution.

Teacher education pathways include traditional, alternate route, and the fully online Teacher’s Assistant Program.

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Our online programs are nationally ranked for accessibility and affordability and allow working professionals to achieve their educational goals while advancing their chosen careers.

Our dedicated professionals will help you on your path to success.


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Our Research

35+research laboratories and teams
30+University and community-based

centers, clinics and special projects

150+student funding opportunities

college-specific foundation scholarships

Students enrich their educational experience through research engagement and hands-on learning in the College of Education and Human Sciences.

With research funded by the Department of Defense, the National Institutes of Health, private foundations and state agencies, and student teachers placed all around the world, you can trek your own path at USM and lay the groundwork for a formidable career.

Become involved in one of over 35 research laboratories and teams and over 30 University- and community-based centers, clinics and special projects.

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