Welcome to the web site of the School of Human Sciences at Mississippi State University (MSU).

The School of Human Sciences provides education, research, and outreach programs related to human interaction and relationships, early childhood, child life, youth, adult and family studies, and teacher education in Family and Consumer Sciences and Agricultural Education. In addition, selected School programs focus on commerce, marketing, and using technology for problem solving and designing programs and projects.

We would be happy to have you call or email if you have any questions about anything you see here.

Dr. Michael Newman


Our Mission

To improve the well-being of individuals, families, communities, and related businesses and industries through teaching, research, and outreach. An integrative approach is carried out in these program areas:


Mississippi State University is physically located adjacent to the city of Starkville, Mississippi in the northeastern section of Mississippi.

Our beautiful, award-winning campus is home to over 20,000 students and is 23 miles west of Columbus and 125 miles northeast of the capital city of Jackson. Designed as a Doctoral I university by the Southern Regional Education Board, Mississippi State University is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The School of Human Sciences is located in the Lloyd-Ricks-Watson Building on the southwestern edge of campus at the intersection of Tracy Drive and Lee Blvd.

More Information

For more information, or to schedule a personal campus visit, please Contact Us.

Mailing Address:

  • School of Human Sciences
  • P.O. Box 9745
  • Mississippi State, MS 39762

Physical Address:

  • School of Human Sciences
  • 120 Lloyd-Ricks-Watson Building
  • 255 Tracy Dr.
  • Mississippi State University, MS 39762

Dr. Michael Newman