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Jackson State University

Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education

Jackson , MS

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Overview

Jackson State University / Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education is located in Jackson , MS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Elementary education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Early childhood education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Reading education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Early childhood education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Elementary education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 2

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
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

137
Applied
98
Accepted
58
Enrolled
72%

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 March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Teaching experience

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$23,281
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

222
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.9%
Black or African American 93.24%
White or Caucasian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.45%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (5%)
Female (94%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 18380
Jackson , MS  39217
United States
Contact Dr. Thea Williams-Black
Chair
Email: thea.h.williams-black@jsums.edu
Phone: 601-979-2341