Michigan State University
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1855
Address: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, United States of America
Introduction

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU was founded as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. In communities from East Lansing to East Africa, MSU Spartans push the boundaries of discovery and forge enduring partnerships to create solutions that make a better tomorrow—from ensuring safe food and water supplies and developing lifesaving vaccines to advancing rare isotope research and preparing a new generation of urban educators. One of the top research universities in the world and a member of the Association of American Universities, MSU offers nationally ranked and recognized academic, undergraduate research, residential college, study abroad, and service-learning programs and is the nation’s top public research university for student engagement. A diverse and inclusive academic community, MSU enrolls more than 50,000 students from all 50 states and more than 130 countries, employs 2,000 tenure-system faculty members, and offers more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Education
2
Communication
3
Environmental Science & Engineering
5
Agricultural Sciences
11
Business Administration
16
Management
18
Ecology
26
Law
33
Key Statistics
44606
Total Enrollment
6827(15.3%)
International Students
36099
Undergraduate Enrollment
4686(13.0%)
International Students
8507
Graduate Enrollment
2141(25.2%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Additional Major in Arabic
Additional Major in Chinese
Additional Major in German
Additional Major in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities
Additional Major in Japanese
Additional Major in Russian
Advertising
Agribusiness Management
American Studies (this program is in moratorium effective Spring 2010 through Spring 2014)
Animal Science
Anthropology - Bachelor of Arts
Anthropology - Bachelor of Science
Apparel and Textile Design
Apparel and Textiles
Applied Engineering Sciences
Arabic
Art Education
Art History and Visual Culture
Arts and Humanities
Astrophysics
Athletic Training
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Biotechnology
Biological Science-Interdepartmental
Biology Major
Biomedical Laboratory Science
Biosystems Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry - Bachelor of Arts
Chemistry - Bachelor of Science
Child Development - Bachelor of Arts
Child Development - Bachelor of Science
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classical Studies (this program is in moratorium effective Spring 2010 through Summer 2014)
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication
Communicative Sciences and Disorders (this program is in moratorium effective Spring 2010 through Summer 2013)
Comparative Cultures and Politics Major
Composition
Computational Chemistry
Computational Mathematics - Bachelor of Arts
Computational Mathematics - Bachelor of Science
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science Major
Construction Management
Criminal Justice
Crop and Soil Sciences
Diagnostic Molecular Science
Dietetics
Earth Science - Interdepartmental
Earth Science Major
Economics - Bachelor of Arts
Economics - Bachelor of Science
Education
Electrical Engineering
English
Entomology
Environmental Biology/Microbiology
Environmental Biology/Plant Biology
Environmental Biology/Zoology
Environmental Economics and Policy
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geosciences
Environmental Sciences and Management Major
Environmental Soil Science (this program is in moratorium effective Summer 2010 through Fall 2012)
Environmental Studies and Agriscience
Family Community Services - Bachelor of Arts
Family Community Services - Bachelor of Science
Finance
Fisheries and Wildlife
Food Industry Management
Food Science
Forestry
French
General Business Administration - Prelaw (this program is in moratorium effective Spring 2010 through Spring 2012)
General Management
Genomics and Molecular Genetics
Geographic Information Science
Geography - Bachelor of Arts
Geography - Bachelor of Science
Geological Sciences
German
Global and Area Studies- Social Science (Bachelor of Arts)
Global and Area Studies- Social Science (Bachelor of Science)
Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities
History
History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science Major
Horticulture
Hospitality Business
Human Biology
Human Resource Management
Humanities - Prelaw Program
Interdisciplinary Humanities, Program in
Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science (Bachelor of Arts)
Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science (Bachelor of Science)
Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science: Social Science Education
Interior Design
International Relations Major
Japanese
Jazz Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Linguistics
Marketing
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics - Bachelor of Arts
Mathematics - Bachelor of Science
Mathematics, Advanced
Mechanical Engineering
Media and Communication Technology
Media and Information - Bachelor of Arts
Media and Information - Bachelor of Science
Media Arts and Technology
Microbiology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism
Nursing
Nutritional Sciences
Packaging
Philosophy
Physical Science - Interdepartmental
Physical Science Major
Physics - Bachelor of Arts
Physics - Bachelor of Science
Physiology
Plant Biology
Plant Pathology (this program is in moratorium effective Summer 2010 through Spring 2013)
Political Science - General
Political Science - Prelaw
Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy Major
Professional Writing
Psychology - Bachelor of Arts
Psychology - Bachelor of Science
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Russian
Social Relations and Policy Major
Social Work
Sociology - Bachelor of Arts
Sociology - Bachelor of Science
Spanish
Special Education (Special Ed-Learn Disabilities)
Statistics (Bachelor of Arts)
Statistics (Bachelor of Science)
Studio Art - Bachelor of Arts
Studio Art - Bachelor of Fine Arts
Supply Chain Management
Technology Systems Management (this program is in moratorium effective Spring 2011 through Spring 2017)
Theatre - Bachelor of Arts
Theatre - Bachelor of Fine Arts
Urban and Regional Planning
Veterinary Technology
Women's and Gender Studies
World Politics
Zoology - Bachelor of Arts
Zoology - Bachelor of Science
Graduate Programs
Accounting - Master of Science
Advertising - Master of Arts
African American and African Studies - Doctor of Philosophy
African American and African Studies - Master of Arts
Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics - Doctor of Philosophy
Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics - Master of Science
American Studies - Doctor of Philosophy (this program is in moratorium effective Spring 2010 through Summer 2017)
American Studies - Master of Arts (this program is in moratorium effective Spring 2010 through Summer 2015)
Animal Science - Master of Science
Animal Science- Doctor of Philosophy
Animal Science-Environmental Toxicology
Anthropology - Doctor of Philosophy
Anthropology - Master of Arts
Applied Mathematics - Doctor of Philosophy
Applied Mathematics - Master of Science
Applied Spanish Linguistics - Master of Arts
Applied Statistics - Master of Science
Astrophysics and Astronomy - Doctor of Philosophy
Astrophysics and Astronomy - Master of Science
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Doctor of Philosophy
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Master of Science
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-Environmental Toxicology - Doctor of Philosophy
Biological Science-Interdepartmental - Master of Science
Biomedical Laboratory Operations - Master of Science
Biomedical Laboratory Science - Master of Arts
Biosystems Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy
Biosystems Engineering - Master of Science
Business Research - Master of Science
Cell and Molecular Biology - Doctor of Philosophy
Cell and Molecular Biology - Environmental Toxicology - Doctor of Philosophy
Cell and Molecular Biology - Master of Science
Chemical Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy
Chemical Engineering - Master of Science
Chemical Physics - Doctor of Philosophy
Chemistry - Doctor of Philosophy
Chemistry - Environmental Toxicology - Doctor of Philosophy
Chemistry - Master of Science
Chicano/Latino Studies, Doctor of Philosophy
Child Development - Master of Science
Civil Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy
Civil Engineering - Master of Science
Clinical Laboratory Sciences - Master of Science
Collaborative Piano - Master of Music
Communication - Doctor of Philosophy
Communication - Master of Arts
Communication Arts and Sciences-Media and Information Studies
Communicative Sciences and Disorders - Doctor of Philosophy
Communicative Sciences and Disorders - Master of Arts
Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies - Doctor of Philosophy
Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies - Master of Science
Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology - Doctor of Philosophy
Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology - Master of Science
Computer Science - Doctor of Philosophy
Computer Science - Master of Science
Construction Management - Doctor of Philosophy
Construction Management - Master of Science
Criminal Justice - Doctor of Philosophy
Criminal Justice - Master of Science
Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy - Master of Arts
Crop and Soil Sciences - Master of Science
Crop and Soil Sciences- Doctor of Philosophy
Crop and Soil Sciences- Environmental Toxicology
Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education - Doctor of Philosophy
Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing - Master of Arts
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (Accounting)
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (Business Information Systems)
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (Finance)
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (Logistics)
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (Operations and Sourcing Mgt)
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (Org Behav-Human Resource Mgt)
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (Strategic Management)
Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior - Dual Major
Economics - Doctor of Philosophy
Economics - Master of Arts
Education - Master of Arts
Educational Policy - Doctor of Philosophy
Educational Psychology and Educational Technology - Doctor of Philosophy
Educational Technology - Master of Arts
Electrical Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy
Electrical Engineering - Master of Science
Engineering Mechanics - Doctor of Philosophy
Engineering Mechanics - Master of Science
English - Doctor of Philosophy
Entomology - Doctor of Philosophy
Entomology - Master of Science
Environmental Design - Master of Arts
Environmental Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy
Environmental Engineering - Master of Science
Environmental Geosciences - Doctor of Philosophy
Environmental Geosciences - Environmental Toxicology - Doctor of Philosophy
Environmental Geosciences - Master of Science
Epidemiology - Doctor of Philosophy
Epidemiology - Master of Science
Finance - Master of Science
Fisheries and Wildlife - Doctor of Philosophy
Fisheries and Wildlife - Environmental Toxicology
Fisheries and Wildlife - Master of Science
Food Safety
Food Science - Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (Doctor of Philosophy)
Food Science - Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (Master of Science)
Food Science-Environmental Toxicology
Foodservice Business Management - Master of Science
Forensic Science - Master of Science
Forestry - Doctor of Philosophy
Forestry - Environmental Toxicology
Forestry - Master of Science
French - Master of Arts
French, Language and Literature - Doctor of Philosophy
General Science - Master of Arts for Teachers
Genetics - Doctor of Philosophy
Genetics - Environmental Toxicology - Doctor of Philosophy
Genetics - Master of Science
Geographic Information Science - Master of Science
Geography - Doctor of Philosophy
Geography - Master of Science
Geological Sciences - Doctor of Philosophy
Geological Sciences - Master of Science
German Studies - Doctor of Philosophy
German Studies - Master of Arts
Health and Risk Communication
Health Professions Education - Master of Arts
Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education - Master of Arts
Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education - Doctor of Philosophy
Hispanic Cultural Studies - Doctor of Philosophy
Hispanic Literatures - Master of Arts
History - Doctor of Philosophy
History - Master of Arts
History-Secondary School Teaching - Master of Arts (this program is in moratorium effective Spring 2010 through Spring 2015)
Horticulture - Doctor of Philosophy
Horticulture - Master of Science
Hospitality Business Management - Master of Science
Human Development and Family Studies - Doctor of Philosophy
Human Development and Family Studies - Master of Science
Human Nutrition - Doctor of Philosophy
Human Nutrition - Environmental Toxicology
Human Nutrition - Master of Science
Human Resources and Labor Relations - Master of Human Resources and Labor Relations
Industrial Mathematics - Master of Science
Industrial Relations and Human Resources - Doctor of Philosophy
Integrated Pest Management - Master of Science
Integrative Pharmacology
Interior Design and Facilities Management - Master of Arts (this program is in moratorium Spring 2011 through Fall 2014)
International Planning Studies
Jazz Studies - Master of Music
Journalism - Master of Arts
K-12 Educational Administration - Doctor of Philosophy
K-12 Educational Administration - Master of Arts
Kinesiology - Doctor of Philosophy
Kinesiology - Master of Science
Laboratory Research in Pharmacology and Toxicology - Master of Science
Large Animal Clinical Sciences - Doctor of Philosophy
Large Animal Clinical Sciences - Master of Science
Law Enforcement Intelligence and Analysis - Master of Science
Linguistics - Doctor of Philosophy
Linguistics - Master of Arts
Literature in English - Master of Arts
Marketing Research -Master of Science
Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration Degree: Corporate M.B.A. Program
Master of Business Administration Degree: Executive M.B.A. Program
Master of Business Administration Degree: Program in Integrative Management
Master of Public Health in Public Health
Materials Science and Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy
Materials Science and Engineering - Master of Science
Mathematics - Doctor of Philosophy
Mathematics - Master of Arts for Teachers
Mathematics - Master of Science
Mathematics Education - Doctor of Philosophy
Mathematics Education - Master of Science
Measurement and Quantitative Methods - Doctor of Philosophy
Mechanical Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy
Mechanical Engineering - Master of Science
Microbiology - Environmental Toxicology - Doctor of Philosophy
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics - Doctor of Philosophy
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics - Master of Science
Music Composition - Doctor of Musical Arts
Music Composition - Master of Music
Music Conducting - Doctor of Musical Arts
Music Conducting - Master of Music
Music Education - Doctor of Philosophy
Music Education - Master of Music
Music Performance - Doctor of Musical Arts
Music Performance - Master of Music
Music Theory - Master of Music
Musicology - Master of Arts
Neuroscience - Doctor of Philosophy
Neuroscience - Environmental Toxicology - Doctor of Philosophy
Neuroscience - Master of Science
Nursing - Doctor of Philosophy
Nursing - Master of Science
Packaging - Doctor of Philosophy
Packaging - Master of Science
Pathobiology - Doctor of Philosophy
Pathobiology - Master of Science
Pathobiology-Environmental Toxicology
Pharmacology and Toxicology - Doctor of Philosophy
Pharmacology and Toxicology - Master of Science
Pharmacology and Toxicology-Environmental Toxicology
Philosophy - Doctor of Philosophy
Philosophy - Master of Arts
Physical Science - Interdepartmental - Master of Science
Physics - Doctor of Philosophy
Physics - Master of Science
Physiology - Doctor of Philosophy
Physiology - Master of Science
Piano Pedagogy - Master of Music
Plant Biology - Doctor of Philosophy
Plant Biology - Master of Science
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology - Crop and Soil Sciences (Doctor of Philosophy)
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology - Crop and Soil Sciences (Master of Science)
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology - Forestry (Doctor of Philosophy)
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology - Forestry (Master of Science)
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology - Horticulture (Doctor of Philosophy)
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology - Horticulture (Master of Science)
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology - Plant Biology (Doctor of Philosophy)
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology - Plant Biology (Master of Science)
Plant Pathology - Doctor of Philosophy
Plant Pathology - Master of Science
Political Science - Doctor of Philosophy
Political Science - Master of Arts
Professional Applications in Anthropology - Master of Arts
Psychology - Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy (Doctor of Philosophy)
Psychology - Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy (Master of Arts)
Public Policy - Master of Public Policy
Public Relations - Master of Arts
Rehabilitation Counseling - Master of Arts
Rehabilitation Counselor Education - Doctor of Philosophy
Rhetoric and Writing - Doctor of Philosophy
School Psychology - Doctor of Philosophy
School Psychology - Educational Specialist
School Psychology - Master of Arts
Second Language Studies - Doctor of Philosophy
Small Animal Clinical Sciences - Master of Science
Social Work - Doctor of Philosophy
Social Work - Master of Social Work
Sociology - Doctor of Philosophy
Sociology - Master of Arts
Special Education - Doctor of Philosophy
Special Education - Master of Arts
Statistics - Doctor of Philosophy
Statistics - Master of Science
Student Affairs Administration - Master of Arts
Studio Art - Master of Fine Arts
Supply Chain Management - Master of Science
Teaching and Curriculum - Master of Arts
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - Master of Arts
Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media - Master of Arts
Theatre - Master of Fine Arts
Urban and Regional Planning
Youth Development - Master of Arts
Zoo and Aquarium Management - Master of Science (this program is in moratorium effective Spring 2010 through Spring 2012)
Zoology - Doctor of Philosophy
Zoology - Environmental Toxicology - Doctor of Philosophy
Zoology - Master of Science