I Am Girl is designed to create an interest in engineering and science related fields for girls ages 11-14 years old, help mold positive mindsets toward engineering and science related careers, show that engineering and science can be fun and creative, and demonstrate the role of science and engineering in shaping the global economy. The program seeks to demonstrate that girls can maintain their personal identity while pursuing technical majors and career paths.

Summer Bridge Program

The Summer Bridge Program is a part of the Louis Stokes Mississippi Alliance for Minority Participation and is used to help incoming minority freshman students adjust to university life and classes in the following areas of study; Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology.

Chevron Engineering Transfer Program

Chevron Engineering Transfer Program: The Bagley College of Engineering and the Chevron Corporation Transfer Program are pleased to provide support to transfer students from community college to Mississippi State University Starkville and Gulf Coast Campuses. The goal of the program is to increase student retention, ease the transition from the community college system to the four-year institution, and enhance performance of students from community colleges.

Louis Stokes Mississippi Alliance for Minority Participation

The STEM Transfer Summer Bridge Program is sponsored by the Louis Stokes Mississippi Alliance for Minority Participation and is funded by the National Science Foundation. As a member of the Mississippi Alliance, MSU is one of nine state sponsored institutions of higher learning working to promote the LSMAMP model of broadening the participation of underrepresented minority students (URM) in STEM across Mississippi and reducing the rate of attrition among these students.