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To be eligible for admission to this degree program at Mississippi State University, a student must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale over four years of undergraduate work or 3.00 GPA over the last two years of undergraduate work for regular admission. Applicants must have taken the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). International students are required a minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the Paper-based Test (PBT) or 173 on the Computer-based Test (CBT) or 79 on the Internet-based Test (IBT) or 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).