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
Business, Minor College of Business, effective Fall 2021
Climate Science, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2022
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
Data Science, Bachelor of Science College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2019
Data Science, Minor College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2019
Design Justice, Minor Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, effective Fall 2023
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
Environmental Social Science, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
Forest Technology, Agricultural Technology Certificate College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective Fall 2022
Games and Interactive Media, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2020
Information Science, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2020
Integrated Science-Secondary Education, B.S. College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023
Literature and Cultural Studies, Minor College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2023
Mathematics-Secondary Education, B.S. College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023
Media Photography, Minor College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2019
Migration Studies, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
Physics, Minor College of Natural Science, effective Summer 2023
Public Relations, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2020
Resource Management from the Individual, Family, and Societal Perspective, Minor College of Social Science, effective Fall 2022
Social Science, 3 + 3 Option College of Social Science, effective Fall 2020
Urban Forest Management, Agricultural Technology Certificate College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective Fall 2022
Writing, Minor College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2021

Graduate

Accelerator Science and Engineering, Master of Science College of Natural Science, effective Summer 2022
Accelerator Science and Engineering, Graduate Certificate College of Natural Science, effective Summer 2020
Accounting and Data Analytics, Master of Science College of Business, effective Spring 2023
Accounting for Management Decision Making, Graduate Certificate College of Business, effective Spring 2023
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
Animal Studies: Social Science and Humanities Perspectives, Graduate Certificate College of Social Science, effective Summer 2022
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
Basic Medical Science, Master of Science College of Osteopathic Medicine, effective Fall 2023
Business Administration - STEM, Master of Business Administration College of Business, effective Fall 2022
Computational Plant Science, Graduate Certificate College of Natural Science, effective Summer 2022
Criminal Justice, Master of Arts College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
Customer Experience Management, Master of Science College of Business, effective Summer 2022
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
Early Childhood and Family Policy, Graduate Certificate College of Social Science, effective Fall 2022
Education Policy and Social Science, Graduate Specialization College of Education, effective Fall 2021
Elements of Global Supply Chain Management, Graduate Certificate College of Business, effective Fall 2023
Environmental and Integrative Toxicological Sciences, Dual Major Doctor of Philosophy College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023
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
Healthcare Compliance, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Fall 2023
Healthcare Leadership, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Fall 2023
Human Medicine Research, Graduate Certificate College of Human Medicine, effective Summer 2020
Human Services Administration, Graduate Certificate College of Social Science, effective Fall 2022
Instrumentation in High Energy Physics, Graduate Certificate College of Natural Science, effective Spring 2023
Leadership for Equity Minded Change in Postsecondary Education, Doctor of Education College of Education, effective Summer 2024
Learning Experience Design, Master of Arts College of Education, effective Fall 2023
Learning Design, Graduate Certificate College of Education, effective Fall 2023
Learning Design Leadership, Graduate Certificate College of Education, effective Fall 2023
Learning Sciences, Graduate Certificate College of Education, effective Fall 2023
Legal Studies, Master of Legal Studies College of Law, effective Fall 2018
Music Career Development, Graduate Certificate College of Music, effective Summer 2020
Music Cognition, Graduate Certificate College of Music, effective Fall 2020
Musicology, Graduate Certificate College of Music, effective Fall 2023
Nonprofit Leadership, Global Cultures, and Social Enterprise, Master of Arts College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2021
Nonprofit Leadership, Global Cultures, and Social Enterprise, Graduate Certificate College of Arts and Letters, effective Fall 2023
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
PA Medicine, Master of Science College of Osteopathic Medicine, effective Summer 2021
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
Secure and Connected Cyber-Physical Systems, Graduate Certificate College of Engineering, effective Summer 2022
Sport Leadership and Administration, Graduate Certificate College of Education, effective Fall 2022
Sports Analytics, Graduate Certificate College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2022
Taxation, Graduate Certificate College of Business, effective Spring 2023
Transaction Services, Graduate Certificate College of Business, effective Spring 2023
Urban Resilient Redevelopment, Graduate Certificate College of Social Science, effective Fall 2021
User Experience, Master of Science College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2022
Work and Organizational Psychology, Master of Science College of Social Science, effective Fall 2024

Department and College Names (previous four years)


  • Department of African American and African Studies
    Effective Spring 2019

  • 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

  • Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures name changed to: Writing, Rhetoric, and Cultures
    Effective Summer 2023

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 Horse Science, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Spring 2022
Applied Plant Science, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Summer 2018
Athletic Training, Bachelor of Science, effective Spring 2022
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
Earth Science-Interdepartmental, Bachelor of Science, effective Spring 2021
English, Disciplinary Teaching Minor for Elementary Certification, effective Fall 2019
Forestry Field Applications, Minor, effective Fall 2024
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
Horse Management, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Fall 2023
Italian, Disciplinary Teaching Minor for Secondary Certification, effective Summer 2020
Journalism, Disciplinary Teaching Minor for Secondary Certification, effective Fall 2021
Landscape and Lawn Management, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Summer 2019
Latin, Disciplinary Teaching Minor for Secondary Certification, effective Spring 2019
Lyman Briggs, Earth Science-Interdepartmental, Coordinate Major, effective Spring 2023
Lyman Briggs, Earth Science Field of Concentration, Bachelor of Science, effective Spring 2023
Media and Information, Bachelor of Science, effective Fall 2020
Nutritional Sciences, Minor, effective Spring 2020
Religion in the Americas, Minor, effective Spring 2020
Russian, Disciplinary Teaching Minor (Elementary and Secondary), effective Summer 2018
Sociology, Disciplinary Teaching Minor (Secondary), effective Spring 2022
Swine Management, Agricultural Technology Certificate, effective Summer 2018

Graduate

American Legal System, Master of Jurisprudence, effective Summer 2022
Animal Studies-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Cell and Molecular Biology-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Chemistry-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Corporate M.B.A., Master of Business Administration, effective Summer 2020
Critical Studies in Literature and Pedagogy, Master of Arts, effective Fall 2022
Crop and Soil Sciences-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing, Master of Arts, effective Fall 2022
Environmental Geosciences-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Environmental Science and Policy, Graduate Specialization, effective Fall 2020
Ethics and Development, Graduate Specialization, effective Spring 2018
Fisheries and Wildlife-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Food Safety, Graduate Specialization, effective Fall 2019
Food Safety and Toxicology, Graduate Certificate, effective Summer 2019
Food Science-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Forestry-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Genetics and Genome Sciences-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Health Professions Education, M.A., effective Spring 2020
Human Nutrition-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Integrative Biology-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Judicial Administration, Master of Science, effective Fall 2020
Judicial Administration, Graduate Specialization, effective Summer 2022
Mathematics, Master of Arts for Teachers, effective Fall 2021
Microbiology-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Neuroscience-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Pathobiology-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Pharmacology and Toxicology-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Physiology-Environmental Toxicology, Doctor of Philosophy, effective Fall 2030
Professional Applications in Anthropology, Master of Arts, effective Fall 2021


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

Biological Science-Secondary Education, Bachelor of Science College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023 - Summer 2025
Biology, Disciplinary Teaching Minor College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023 - Summer 2025
Chemistry, Disciplinary Teaching Minor College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023 - Summer 2025
Early Care and Education, Bachelor of Arts College of Social Science, effective Fall 2023 - Spring 2024
Early Childhood-General and Special Education, Disciplinary Teaching Minor College of Social Science, effective Spring 2023 - Fall 2023
Earth Science, Disciplinary Teaching Minor College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023 - Summer 2025
History Education, Bachelor of Arts College of Social Science, effective Summer 2023 - Summer 2025
Mathematics, Disciplinary Teaching Minor College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023 - Fall 2023
Media and Information, Bachelor of Arts College of Communication Arts and Sciences, effective Summer 2021 - Spring 2024
Physical Science-Secondary Education, Bachelor of Science College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023 - Summer 2025
Physics, Disciplinary Teaching Minor College of Natural Science, effective Fall 2023 - Summer 2025
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
Retail Management, Minor College of Business, effective Summer 2023 - Summer 2026

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
Animal Studies: Social Science and Humanities Perspective, Graduate Specialization College of Social Science, effective Spring 2022 - Summer 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
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
Global Urban Studies, Graduate Specialization College of Social Science, effective Spring 2024 - Spring 2024
Hospitality Business Management, Master of Science College of Business, effective Fall 2020 - Fall 2027
Hospitality Business, Graduate Specialization College of Business, effective Fall 2020 - Fall 2027
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
Management Studies, Master of Science College of Business, effective Spring 2020 - Spring 2023
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
Rhetoric and Writing, Doctor of Philosophy College of Arts and Letters, effective Spring 2023 - Summer 2024
Sociology, Doctor of Philosophy College of Social Science, effective Fall 2022 - Summer 2023

Subject Codes (previous four years)

Changes


New

AAE (Advanced Academic English), effective Summer 2018
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
PA (PA Medicine), effective Fall 2020
PR (Public Relations), effective Summer 2020
UX (User Experience), effective Fall 2022
WTR (Water Sciences), effective Fall 2019