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We Mean Business.
The College of Business and Professional Studies offers students the opportunity to pursue an exciting and financially rewarding career, with degree programs in accounting, business administration, culinary arts, legal studies, and professional studies. Students take classes on a beautifully landscaped historical campus with 22 of its buildings listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Small classes, personalized advising, and internship opportunities, coupled with day, evening, and online class offerings culminate in individualized learning experiences that work for you.


Options to suit your needs

StudentThe W's College of Business and Professional Studies offers many exciting degree opportunities. Choose from a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (with concentrations in Entrepreneurship, General Business, Management, Management Information Systems, or Marketing), a Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts, or a Bachelor of Science (or Arts) in Legal Studies. In addition, students meeting admissions guidelines and holding an A.A.S. degree may transfer up to 43 hours of career / technical credit into a Bachelor of Technology in Professional Studies degree (with concentrations in Entrepreneurship, General Business, Human Resource Management, Legal Administration, and Management Information Systems).

Nationally Accredited

ACBSP AccreditedOur Bachelor of Science programs in business are accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which ensures that our programs adhere to strict academic standards for excellence. Our Culinary Arts Institute offers one of the few baccalaureate opportunities in the discipline.  Our legal studies program is one of only two ABA approved programs in the state of Mississippi.


COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Passport to Wellness and the Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women will host demonstrations on how to prepare healthy holiday dishes and what to do with leftovers.

The programs will take place Friday, Nov. 6 and Friday, Dec. 11 in Shattuck Hall Room 111 from 6-7 p.m.

Trial Team

COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women students’ perfect scores led the way in the university’s Mock Trial Team win at Kennesaw State University’s 6th Annual Owl Classic Mock Trial Invitational held at the John Marshall School of Law in Atlanta.