Areas of Study

Pursue your passion

Intellectual pursuits require individual initiative and the development of essential skills. A Millsaps College education is designed to encourage critical thinking, reasoned and clear expression, and creative problem solving. Whatever your passion, we pursue these ideals across all disciplines.

Program Finder – Explore Your Options

What do you love to do? What excites you? What’s your dream job? Our program finder helps you explore majors based on your interests.


Fine Arts

Expand your creative and artistic skills while gaining knowledge and experience. Artistic disciplines include painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, digital art, animation and art history.


Performing Arts

The performing arts are for makers and performers. Whether it’s on a stage, in a studio, behind an instrument or in front of a microphone, you’ll find exceptional instruction and opportunities to express your talents in music and theatre.



Explore how literary and philosophical expression, geography and the traditions of global cultures shape our society. Gain understanding of diverse peoples and cultures and discover how ideologies have influenced civilization.


Social Sciences

From the human mind to the global economy, social sciences look as how humans interact with the world, society and institutions. Dive into how society works and how to use that knowledge to address today’s real-world challenges.


Lab Sciences & Mathematics

Develop a strong understanding of the natural world and how to apply that knowledge through scientific inquiry and problem solving. We prepare collaborative critical thinkers to ask and answer complex questions.



Shape the future of business with essential tools and techniques. Become a competitive and innovative business professional who helps drives economic development and creates value for our communities.


Pre-Professional Programs

Do you want to pursue a professional degree? Our pre-professional programs provide you with the skills, knowledge and experiences necessary for graduate school admission and to excel in your chosen profession.


Graduate Programs

Our Else School graduate programs equip you with the skills and knowledge essential for career success. Choose from one of our AACSB accredited MBA, EMBA and M.Acc. degrees to take your career to the next level.


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