Status



New Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs (previous four years)

Undergraduate

African American and African Studies, Bachelor of Arts College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2021
Advertising Analytics, Minor College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Summer 2017
Advertising Management, Minor College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Summer 2017
Broadcast Journalism, Minor College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2018
Business, Minor College of Business, effective Fall 2021
Communication Arts and Sciences, 3 + 3 Option College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2017
Communication Leadership and Strategy, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2020
Communicative Sciences and Disorders, Bachelor of Science College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2021
Computational Data Science, Bachelor of Science College of Engineering, effective Fall 2019
Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering, Minor College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2017
Creative Writing, Minor College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2017
Data Science, Bachelor of Science College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2019
Data Science, Minor College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2019
Digital Cultural Heritage and History, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
Digital Storytelling, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2021
Environment and Health, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2017
Environmental Social Science, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
Games and Interactive Media, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2020
Global History, Bachelor of Arts College of Social Science, effective Fall 2017
History, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2018
Human Behavior and Social Services, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2017
Human Capital and Society, Bachelor of Arts College of Social Science, effective Fall 2017
Information Science, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2020
Insurance and Risk Management, Minor College of Business, effective Fall 2017
Integrative Biology, Bachelor of Science College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2017
International Development, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2017
Law, Justice, and Public Policy, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2017
Medical Laboratory Science, Bachelor of Science College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2018
Media Photography, Minor College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2019
Migration Studies, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
Public Relations, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2020
Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, 3 + 3 Option Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, effective Spring 2018
Social Science, 3 + 3 Option College of Social Science, effective Fall 2020
Sports Journalism, Minor College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2018
The City: Environment, Design and Society, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2017
Turfgrass Management, Minor College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective Spring 2018
Youth and Society, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2017

Graduate

Accelerator Science and Engineering, Graduate Certificate College of Engineering, effective Summer 2020
Adult-Gerontology - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Graduate Certificate College of Nursing, effective Fall 2020
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education, Master of Arts College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective Fall 2019
American Studies, Graduate Certificate College of Social Science, effective Fall 2017
Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Master of Arts College of Education, effective Fall 2021
Arts and Cultural Management, Graduate Certificate College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2021
Athletic Training, Master of Science College of Education, effective Summer 2020
Biostatistics, Doctor of Philosophy College of Human Medicine, effective Fall 2017
Children's and Young Adult Literature, Graduate Certificate College of Education, effective Summer 2018
Clinical Medicine, Master of Arts College of Human Medicine, effective Summer 2018
Collaborative Piano, Doctor of Musical Arts College of Music, effective Summer 2018
Criminal Justice, Master of Arts College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
Cybercrime and Digital Investigation, Master of Science College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
Cyber Criminology and Cyber Security, Graduate Certificate College of Social Science, effective Fall 2020
Data Science, Master of Science College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2021
Digital Media, Graduate Certificate College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2018
Elementary STEM Education, Graduate Certificate College of Education, effective Summer 2018
Environmental Science and Policy, Doctor of Philosophy Dual Major College of Social Science, effective Summer 2018
Financial Planning and Wealth Management, Master of Science College of Business, effective Fall 2021
Financial Planning and Wealth Management, Graduate Certificate College of Business, effective Fall 2021
Foreign Language Teaching, Graduate Certificate College of Arts and Letters, effective Summer 2021
Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities, Graduate Certificate College of Arts and Letters, effective Spring 2018
Healthcare Management, Master of Science College of Business, effective Fall 2018
Human Medicine Research, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Summer 2020
K12 Computer Science Education, Graduate Certificate College of Education, effective Fall 2018
Legal Studies, Master of Legal Studies College of Law, effective Fall 2018
Management Studies, Master of Science College of Business, effective Fall 2018
Media Analytics, Graduate Certificate College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2018
Molecular Plant Science, Dual Major College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2018
Music Career Development, Graduate Certificate College of Music, effective Summer 2020
Music Cognition, Graduate Certificate College of Music, effective Fall 2020
Neuroscience and the Law, Graduate Certificate College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2018
Nonprofit Leadership, Global Cultures, and Social Enterprise, Master of Arts College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2021
Nurse Practitioner - Adult-Gerontological Primary Care, Graduate Certificate College of Nursing, effective Fall 2020
Nurse Practitioner - Family, Graduate Certificate College of Nursing, effective Fall 2020
Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatric Mental Health, Graduate Certificate College of Nursing, effective Fall 2020
Organizational Communication for Leadership, Graduate Certificate College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2018
PA Medicine, Master of Science College of Osteopathic Medicine, effective Summer 2021
Physiology-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy College of Natural Science, effective Summer 2017
Real Estate Development and Construction, Graduate Certificate College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
Rhetoric and Writing, Master of Arts College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2021
Sport Leadership and Administration, Graduate Certificate College of Education, effective Fall 2022
Teaching in Nursing, Graduate Certificate College of Nursing, effective Fall 2018
Urban Resilient Redevelopment, Graduate Certificate College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021

Department and College Names (previous four years)


  • Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages name changed to: Linguistics, Languages and Cultures
    Effective May 1, 2021

  • Department of PA Medicine
    Effective July 1, 2019

Discontinuation of Programs

Undergraduate

  • Certain programs may have been in moratorium prior to approval for discontinuation. Individuals with a MSU NetID and password may view complete documentation on programs that have been discontinued at https://www.reg.msu.edu/Forms/AcademicPrograms/ProgViewSearch.aspx

  • The effective semester noted in the listing below indicates the term in which the coding for the program will end. Current students must complete their requirements prior to this effective date in order to graduate with this degree.
Applied Plant Science, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Summer 2018
Beef Cattle Management, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Summer 2018
Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Bachelor of Science, effective Spring 2021
Computational Chemistry, Bachelor of Science, effective Spring 2021
Computer Science, Disciplinary Teaching Minor for Elementary and Secondary Certification, effective Spring 2019
Design, Specialization, effective Spring 2020
English, Disciplinary Teaching Minor for Elementary Certification, effective Fall 2019
Global and Area Studies-Social Science, Bachelor of Science, effective Summer 2019
Grounds Management, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Summer 2018
History, Disciplinary Teaching Minor (Elementary), effective Spring 2018
Italian, Disciplinary Teaching Minor for Secondary Certification, effective Summer 2020
Landscape and Lawn Management, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Summer 2019
Latin, Disciplinary Teaching Minor for Secondary Certification, effective Spring 2019
Media and Information, Bachelor of Science, effective Fall 2020
Nutritional Sciences, Minor, effective Spring 2020
Postcolonial and Diaspora Literature and Culture, Specialization, effective Spring 2017
Religion in the Americas, Minor, effective Spring 2020
Russian, Disciplinary Teaching Minor (Elementary and Secondary), effective Summer 2018
Swine Management, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Summer 2018
Women, Gender and Social Justice, Specialization, effective Spring 2017

Graduate

American Legal System, Master of Jurisprudence, effective Summer 2022
American Studies, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2017
Corporate M.B.A., Master of Business Administration, effective Summer 2020
Environmental Science and Policy, Graduate Specialization, effective Fall 2020
Ethics and Development, Graduate Specialization, effective Spring 2018
Executive M.B.A., Master of Business Administration, effective Spring 2017
Food Safety, Graduate Specialization, effective Fall 2019
Food Safety and Toxicology, Graduate Certificate, effective Summer 2019
Health Professions Education, M.A., effective Spring 2020
History-Secondary School Teaching, M.A., effective Summer 2017
Judicial Administration, Master of Science, effective Fall 2020


Moratoria

  • A moratorium is a time-limited suspension of admission to an academic program such as a degree program or a specialization. Moratoria may be requested for one semester or longer.

  • A moratorium is requested in anticipation of: insufficient staff, program review likely to result in significant program change, low demand, and other reasons.

  • A moratorium should always be placed on an academic program under consideration for discontinuation. Moratoria may be removed so a program can resume its regular offering.

  • The following list of moratoria represent those approved by the Office of the Provost. Programs in moratorium that result in discontinuation also appear above under "Discontinuation of Programs."

Undergraduate

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Disciplinary Teaching Minor (Secondary) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective Spring 2021 - Fall 2022
Athletic Training, Bachelor of Science College of Education, effective Spring 2020 - Fall 2021
Earth Science-Interdepartmental, Bachelor of Science College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2017 - Fall 2022
Journalism, Disciplinary Teaching Minor (Secondary) College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2021 - Fall 2021
Lyman Briggs, Earth Science-Interdepartmental, Coordinate Major Lyman Briggs College, effective Fall 2020 - Fall 2022
Lyman Briggs, Earth Science Field of Concentration, Bachelor of Science Lyman Briggs College, effective Fall 2020 - Fall 2022
Media and Information, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Summer 2021 - Spring 2024
Predental Program College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2020 - Spring 2023
Premedical Program College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2020 - Spring 2023
Preoptometry Program College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2020 - Spring 2023
Sociology, Disciplinary Teaching Minor (Secondary) College of Social Science, effective Spring 2021 - Spring 2021 [one term]

Graduate

Advertising Creative/Public Relations Linked, Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Spring 2020 - Spring 2023
Advertising Management/Public Relations Linked, Bachelor of Science/Master of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Spring 2020 - Spring 2023
Applied Parasitology and Public Health, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Fall 2016 - Spring 2024
Applied Behavior Analysis in Special Education, Graduate Certificate College of Education, effective Summer 2021 - Summer 2022
Business Concepts for Environmental Sustainability and Conservation, Graduate Specialization College of Business, effective Spring 2021 - Spring 2024
Clinical Research Trials Management, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Fall 2016 - Spring 2024
Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Fall 2016 - Spring 2024
Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy, Master of Arts College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2021 - Fall 2021
Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing, Master of Arts College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2021 - Fall 2021
Food Service Business Management, Master of Science College of Business, effective Fall 2020 - Spring 2022
Geological Sciences, Doctor of Philosophy College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2019 - Spring 2024
History, Doctor of Philosophy College of Social Science, effective Spring 2021 - Summer 2021
Hospitality Business Management, Master of Science College of Business, effective Fall 2020 - Spring 2022
Hospitality Business, Graduate Specialization College of Business, effective Fall 2020 - Spring 2022
International Business, Master of Science College of Business, effective Fall 2018 - Spring 2024
International Public Health, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Fall 2016 - Spring 2024
Judicial Administration, Graduate Specialization College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021 - Spring 2022
Management Studies, Master of Science College of Business, effective Spring 2020 - Spring 2023
Mathematics, Master of Arts for Teachers College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2020 - Spring 2021
Professional Applications in Anthropology, Master of Arts College of Social Science, effective Fall 2020 - Fall 2020
Public Health Administration, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Fall 2016 - Spring 2024
Public Health Informatics, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Fall 2016 - Spring 2024
Public Relations, Master of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Spring 2020 - Spring 2023
Quantitative Biology, Doctor of Philosophy College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2018 - Spring 2024

Subject Codes (previous four years)

Changes


New

AAE (Advanced Academic English), effective Summer 2018
AIIS (American Indian and Indigenous Studies), effective Fall 2017
ACM (Arts and Cultural Management), effective Fall 2017
DH (Digital Humanities), effective Fall 2017
DS (Digital Storytelling), effective Summer 2021
GD (Graphic Design), effective Summer 2018
GNL (Global Non-profit Leadership), effective Fall 2021
HBIO (Human Biology), effective Fall 2022
HCM (Healthcare Management), effective Fall 2018
IBUS (International Business), effective Summer 2022
ISA (Indian and South Asian Languages), effective Fall 2021
LWG (Law Graduate Students), effective Fall 2018
MUSM (Museum Studies), effective Fall 2017
PA (PA Medicine), effective Fall 2020
PR (Public Relations), effective Summer 2020
UX (User Experience), effective Fall 2022
WTR (Water Sciences), effective Fall 2019
XA (Experience Architecture), effective Fall 2017