W.I.A. - Workforce Investment Act

WIA is a program designed to help students finish school and find employment. Mississippi Valley State University is a training provider under WIA and collaborates with the Mississippi WIN Job Center to assist students in applying for funding. 

Program Requirements:

  • Must be fully admitted to MVSU
  • Approaching or in the last three semesters of school
  • Must have at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Must be a resident of Mississippi
  • Must be working on first Bachelor’s Degree

Special Notes

  • Students receiving full Pell Grant are not eligible for WIA funds
  • Students residing outside of the Delta should contact their area WIN Job Center for funding availability
  • WIA pays up to $2,000.00 for tuition and books

PROGRAMS OFFERED FOR DELTA AREA STUDENTS

Bachelor of Science Mathematics Bachelor of Science Biology
Bachelor of Science Chemistry Bachelor of Science Special Education
Bachelor of Arts English Bachelor of Arts Social Science
Bachelor of Science Public Administration Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting Bachelor of Science Political Science
Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science Applied Technology
Bachelor of Science Elementary Education Bachelor of Science Social Science
Bachelor of Science Child Development Bachelor of Arts Speech Communications
Bachelor of Science Business Administration - Management Bachelor of Science Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Bachelor of Science Education/Secondary Education - Social Studies Bachelor of Science Education/Secondary Education - English
Bachelor of Science Sociology Bachelor of Science Business Administration

PROGRAMS UPDATED PERIODICALLY

For more information, please contact Human Resources Office: 662-254-3531/3783 -Email wia@mvsu.edu-Human Resources - Sutton Administration Building, Suite 322