By the time that many people are ready to earn their PhD in engineering, chances are good they are busy with a career and family. An online PhD distance learning program for engineering is a great way to further your education while managing your heavy life- and work-load. Through Mississippi State University’s online PhD distance learning program for engineering, and their integrated online learning tool MyCourses, students can earn their PhD in engineering around their schedule, from anywhere with an internet connection.

Mississippi State University (MSU) is a land-grant college that was created by the Mississippi legislature in 1878 after Congress passed the Morrill Act, US statutes which allowed the creation of land-grant colleges, in 1862. Students began attending the school in 1880, and it is considered a doctoral research university. MSU’s Bagley College of Engineering is considered one of the best engineering colleges in the Southeast, and was ranked #18 nationally in 2009 by Forbes magazine’s piece “America’s Best College Buys.”

Mississippi State University’s online PhD distance learning program for engineering is delivered through a software tool called MyCourses. Through MyCourses, lessons and instruction are delivered in a number of ways including: Eboard, an interactive whiteboard; streaming video and audio; chat and instant messaging; and quizzes. Through this method of online learning, students can take their quizzes and tests online and receive automatic grading. Students will receive their own secure passwords and log-ins, and will be able to access MyCourses 24 hours a day.

The online PhD distance learning engineering degree programs include:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering/Concentration in Civil Engineering
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Engineering/Concentration in Aerospace Engineering

To learn more about Mississippi State University’s online PhD distance learning program for engineering, visit their website.