Middle Tennessee State University Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (22)
I would definitely recommend this degree program to anyone who is looking to work in the recording industry. It's a very difficult field to enter, and the path is far foggier than standard majors, but commitment to this program, at Middle Tennessee, pays dividends.
It was a big suit case school so most people went home on the weekend. As far as academics I think I would have chosen another school as it just reminded me of high school. I did not really learn how to get a job in my field.
The History Department at MTSU is very involved in the student's progress over the course of study and goes above and beyond in writing strong letters of recommendation upon graduation. Professors were flexible in the event that their office hours did not fit the student's schedule. This flexibility helped me tremendously during Historian's Craft, arguably the toughest history course. A daunting 20 page essay was due in Historian's Craft, but the professor was kind enough to meet us individually at the library to review our outlines and make recommendations. He wanted us to succeed and went the extra mile to support us. This helped alleviate the pressure and made it a fun investigation assignment. History requires excessive research and writing. For a student that gradually chips away at long term essays, it was very reassuring knowing the professors were willing to review my rough drafts. By the deadline, I felt confident handing in my paper knowing it had already been analyzed, critiqued and improved. Only thing I might discourage is the 3 hour classes offered once on Monday. Avoid the 3 hour classes, if you can, because it is tough to maintain focus in a lecture structured instruction, particularly during the evening. Otherwise, enjoy the experience. Get to know your advisor really well and make sure to take advantage of office hours. The professors will notice you are doing your best and will be more than willing to help you succeed. Also keep in touch with professors after graduation, because they have always been willing to write letters of recommendation. Best of luck!
MTSU was a great school. I loved the professors, student activities and the local area.
MTSU is a decent school. The science program however was mediocre at best. Facility was outdated and professors all seemed burned out. However, I have heard that the new science building is "amazing."
Middle Tennessee State University is a very diverse school and the College of Education does prepare future teachers for jobs in the school system. Candidates see a wide range of schools environments and are able to observe many teachers that are professional and proficient in their field of expertise.
MTSU has grown in the 7 years I was there for both undergraduate and graduate school. Most of the administrative staff is helpful. Faculty is touch and go depending on the department. Student excitement and involvement is lacking compared to other big public universities in the state.
I went here because it was local and I had a full scholarship. The college experience is really what you make it, though. The one problem was that the administration didn't care enough about students and spent a lot more money on fundraising and campus aesthetics than the actual programs.
The I/O Program at MTSU was great. The professors were very helpful and the campus is great. Parking is a hassle, but I imagine it's like that at most big schools. There is a bus system that works pretty well though that I used for a lot of my time there.
I had an overall good experience at MTSU. I believe that the psychology department is a well liked machine and I appreciate doing most of those classes online. I was rather disappointed in my minor and the dance department. There were a lot of politics that weren't needed and it was simply a mediocre dance program that was not given the room to grow into something better. I did appreciate my time with certain dance instructors but overall feel that the department needs a complete overhaul and more support by the school.