School of AREAS

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Alcorn State University’s School of Agriculture, Research, Extension, and Applied Sciences (AREAS) 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. 


Wed Jul 08

Financial Management Seminars

Location: Natchez, Magnolia
Fri Jul 10

Civil Rights Workshop

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: Ray Johnson Assembly Center, Extension and Research Complex
Sat Jul 18

Fruit & Vegetable Festival/Extension Awareness Day

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Natchez, MS


1000 ASU Dr 690
Extension & Research Complex
Alcorn State, MS 39096
601-877-6219 (Fax)


The School of AREAS offers degree programs leading to a wide variety of rewarding careers, including:

  • Dairy farmer
  • Agronomist
  • Veterinarian
  • Computer systems manager
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Electro-mechanical engineer
  • GIS analyst
  • Nuclear medicine technologist
  • Healthcare manager
  • Dietician
  • Parenting educator
  • Childcare manager