Dr. Susan Seal

Dr. Susan Seal


  • Administration


  • Dean




  • Memorial Hall

Dean Susan Seal has distinguished herself as a visionary leader in the realm of higher education, particularly within the fields of professional and continuing studies. Currently serving as the Dean at Mississippi State University's College of Professional and Continuing Studies, her tenure is marked by innovative program development, a deep commitment to adult education, and the advancement of online learning modalities. With a robust academic background and a Ph.D. in Education, her research interests have spanned workforce initiatives, community college partnerships, and the integration of technology in adult learning. Under her leadership, the college has expanded its reach, offering a diverse array of degree and certificate programs that cater to the evolving needs of working adults and professionals across various sectors. Dean Seal's initiatives often emphasize the importance of accessibility, lifelong learning, and the strategic use of digital platforms to enhance educational outcomes. Her work not only reflects a dedication to academic excellence but also a genuine passion for creating pathways that support career advancement and personal growth for non-traditional students.


BBA, Business Administration, Concentration - Marketing, Millsaps College

MBA, Business Administration, Mississippi State University

PhD, Agricultural and Extension Education Services, Minor in Management, Mississippi State University


The Entrepreneurial Imperative, UPCEA

PCO Leader Certificate, UPCEA

MGT 8113 Leadership Skills