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  • MTSU has the largest dedicated space for veterans on a Tennessee campus
  • Three-star general advises MTSU on veteran services
  • Veterans at MTSU can follow a six-step procedure to success
  • We honor our student-veterans

Step #4 - Select a Major and Classes

Selecting your major and registering for classes is a critical step in the process of attending MTSU.

Decide on a Degree/Career Path

A full list of degrees offered at MTSU can be found here.

If you are undecided, the  Career Development Center has a number of useful tools to help you determine the best degree for you.  Also, stop in and talk to Ms. Heather Conrad (KUC 124), the VetSuccess on Campus counselor. She can help you with vocational exploration, assistance in selecting a suitable career/major, as well as job placement assistance, and coordination with local veterans’ employment representatives and training services.

Academic Advising

Your academic advisor will be one of your most important resources at MTSU.

  • If you have decided on your major, you will be assigned an advisor from the department of your major.
  • If you have not decided on a major, you should contact the University College Advising Center at (615) 898-2339. You will be assigned an advisor and can schedule a meeting.


  • Tutoring information can be found on the first floor of the Walker Library or by searching for the department and/or course online here.
  • A list of Academic Success Series sessions can be found at: Academic Success Series.

Pay Fees and Confirm Class Schedule

Before you start taking classes, you will first need to pay your fees and confirm your class schedule.

Other useful information

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