The mission of the Graduate School is to
- provide graduate students advanced academic study beyond the baccalaureate;
- provide graduate students opportunities in which to develop methods of independent and systematic investigation; and
- provide graduate students and faculty with an environment conducive to learning and scholarly activities.
In fulfilling this mission, the Graduate School will promote, enhance, develop, and monitor graduate studies at Mississippi State University and provide individuals with effective, efficient, and courteous assistance in admission, registration, academic progress, graduation, and post-graduation services.