Prospective Students


 Alcorn State University’s School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences has graduated generation after generation of leaders. Today, we combine our original land-grant heritage with a commitment to new methods, new ideas, and new discoveries. Our Master of Science in Applied Science and Technology Program immerses students in fields like computer networking and robotics, while the Department of Human Sciences focuses on child development and nutrition and dietetics. Agriculture degree programs, research, and extension services remain our core commitment, maximizing our economic impact on the state of Mississippi…and beyond.


The School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences offers degree programs leading to a wide variety of rewarding careers, including:

 Computer Systems Manager  Dairy Farmer
 Biomedical Engineer  Agronomist
 Electro-Mechanical Engineer  Veterinarian
 Nuclear Medicine Technologist  GIS Analyst
 Healthcare Manager  Dietician
 Parenting Educator  Childcare Manager

Majors & Concentrations

Master of Science in Agriculture

Agricultural Economics
Animal Science 
 Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Master of Science in Applied Science

Computer Systems and Networks Technology
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology
Geospatial Engineering Technology
Homeland Security Management 
Radiological Health Science
Technology Management 
 Bachelor of Science in Applied Science