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Jackson State University

Graduate School

Jackson, MS

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Overview

Jackson State University / Graduate School is located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Music Education (MM Ed)
Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA)
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 434
Doctoral Degrees 86
Other Advanced Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam MAT, GRE, GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,687
Applied
943
Accepted
568
Enrolled
56%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline September 5th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam MAT, GRE, GMAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 520
TOEFL IBT score: 67

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

660
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.91%
Black or African American 80.91%
White or Caucasian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.3%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

234
Total faculty
Full-time - 207
Part-time - 27
Male (140)
Female (94)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tree cloning, composting, earth science, sickle cell studies, complexes of nucleic acids/bases, urban studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 17095
Jackson, MS  39213
United States
Contact Dr. Dorris R. Robinson-Gardner
Dean
Email: dorris.r.gardner@jsums.edu
Phone: 601-979-2455
Fax: 601-979-4325

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