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Below are frequently asked questions by program prospects. If you have questions outside of these, please contact program staff.

  1. Is this program offered completely online?
  2. No, this program is not completely online. Students are required to complete an on-campus practicum in the Student Health Center on our Starkville, MS, campus. Additionally, students must also complete an internship with a Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliate within the state of Mississippi.

  3. If I live outside of the state of Mississippi can I apply for program admission?
  4. No. At this time, program admission is only available to state of Mississippi residents.

  5. With the on-campus requirements, am I responsible for securing my own accommodations?
  6. Yes. If you live outside the Starkville, MS, area, you are responsible for securing your lodging and transportation during these times. MSU's Office of Off-Campus Student Services is a great resource for finding rental properties near the Starkville Campus. However, if you need additional assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our program staff.

  7. General Distance Education FAQs