Lab Sciences & Mathematics

Inquiry and discovery

Lab sciences & mathematics provide the launchpad to become a leader, innovator, problem solver or caregiver in a complex and rapidly changing world. From under the microscope to beyond the galaxy — you will answer important questions, find solutions and pursue knowledge that spurs innovation.

Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science

Actuarial science, a field within insurance and finance, evaluates financial risks through mathematical and statistical methods.

Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Studying biochemistry prepares you for success in numerous occupations, including medicine, environmental fields, industry, teaching and law enforcement.

Biology

Biology

Biology is the study of the chemical and physical principles of all living things. Topics include cellular processes, immunology, genetics, physiology, ecology, biodiversity, zoology, botany and microbiology.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics

Business Analytics at Millsaps College focuses on practical application of theoretical knowledge, using real data and the latest tools and technologies. It also emphasizes critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication, preparing graduates for roles like data analyst or business intelligence consultant.

Chemistry

Chemistry

Studying chemistry prepares you for success in numerous occupations including medicine, environmental fields, industry, teaching and law enforcement.

Computer Science

Computer Science

Our computer science major blends theoretical principles and project-based applications. Courses develop expertise in programming languages, algorithms, data structures and software engineering principles.

Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Data Analytics students gain tools to perform meaningful data analyses while developing needed communication skills to articulate important strategic decisions and present that data so that businesses can find actionable insights.

Data Science

Data Science

Gain an analytical and quantitative foundation for tackling data-driven challenges with data science. Using statistics and mathematics, you will analyze and manipulate data for use in science, industry and society.

Environmental Science

Environmental Science

Solving today’s environmental and social challenges requires not only know-how but innovation and creativity. Our environmental science program encourages hands-on learning and critical thinking to address environmental issues.

Geology

Geology

Geology studies focus on the Earth’s materials, internal and external Earth processes, analysis of Earth history and an appreciation of geology in regard to environmental and engineering issues.

Geophysics

Geophysics

In Millsaps’ Geophysics program, students are given the tools to make connections between the earth’s systems. We foster critical thinking and seek solutions to address geological, environmental challenges, and the sustainability of our natural resources.

Health & Exercise Science

Health & Exercise Science

Health and Exercise Science (HESC) is focused on the human body and how to maintain or improve health, fitness and athletic performance. Career paths include health care, athletics, community wellness or postgraduate work.

Mathematics & Applied Mathematics

Mathematics & Applied Mathematics

Mathematics studies develop quantitative reasoning and problem solving skills. Major in mathematics or applied math to pursue careers in statistics, medicine, engineering, actuarial science, business, law and more.

Pre-Engineering

Pre-Engineering

Combine a pre-engineering path with an applied math, chemistry, geophysics or biochemistry major. We partner with the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University, the University of Mississippi and Columbia University.

Pre-Health

Pre-Health

Pre-health tracks include dentistry, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy and veterinary medicine. Millsaps has cooperative agreements for automatic acceptance with schools across the region.

Public Health

Public Health

Public Health majors at Millsaps are prepared to serve the community’s healthcare needs.

Self-Designed Major

Self-Designed Major

Design a major to best fit your personality, career goals and specific educational needs. Previous self-designed majors include international health and economics, global language studies and environmental studies.

User Experience (UX) Design

User Experience (UX) Design

The User Experience (UX) Design major is an interdisciplinary program focused on creating digital products, systems and services that provide a meaningful and enjoyable experience for users.

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Millsaps was a transformative institution for me. I always knew I wanted to teach at a liberal arts college like it when I finished graduate school.

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Millsaps Approves New Majors and Master’s Programs

Millsaps Approves New Majors and Master’s Programs

Keeping with our vision to produce informed, creative-thinking and versatile people who are career-ready, Millsaps College recently expanded its curriculum by approving six new majors for undergraduates and two new master’s degree programs.

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