Mississippi Valley State University

July 29, 2016

W.I.A. - Workforce Investment Act

WIA is a program designed to help students complete their degree 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 enrolled full time at MVSU
  • Approaching or within the last three semesters of school
  • Must have a minimum of 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 per semester for tuition and books



Bachelor of Science MathematicsBachelor of Science Biology
Bachelor of Science ChemistryBachelor of Science Special Education
Bachelor of Arts EnglishBachelor of Arts Social Science
Bachelor of Science Public AdministrationBachelor of Science in Environmental Health
Bachelor of Business Administration AccountingBachelor of Science Political Science
Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science Applied Technology
Bachelor of Science Elementary EducationBachelor of Science Social Science
Bachelor of Science Child DevelopmentBachelor 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 StudiesBachelor of Science Education/Secondary Education - English
Bachelor of Science SociologyBachelor of Science Business Administration


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