Under the leadership of the Board of Trustees, the Institutions of Higher Learning provides guidance and management for the public universities in Mississippi.
The Board oversees degree-credit courses at the eight universities, which include the University of Mississippi Medical Center, ten off-campus centers, and various other locations throughout the state.
Approximately 66,000 students currently are pursuing academic degree credit in this system.
Our goal is to create an academic environment which allows students to receive a quality education, one that will equip them to contribute to the workforce and to be responsible citizens, as well as enhance their overall quality of life.
We strive to make educational opportunities accessible and affordable for all who choose a Mississippi university.
The programs available at our universities range from a wide variety of undergraduate disciplines to most professional fields. All eight universities offer master’s level programs. Six have programs at the education specialist … Read more...