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University of Mississippi Medical Center

School of Graduate Studies in Health Sciences

Jackson, MS

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University of Mississippi Medical Center

Overview

University of Mississippi Medical Center / School of Graduate Studies in Health Sciences is located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 56
Doctoral Degrees 79

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
First authored publication

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

186
Applied
70
Accepted
62
Enrolled
38%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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 Research Assistantships

Student Body

247
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.81%
Black or African American 15.79%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 20.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.81%
Unknown 0.81%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

107
Total faculty
Full-time - 101
Part-time - 6
Male (76)
Female (31)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Immunology; protein chemistry and biosynthesis; cardiovascular, renal, and endocrine physiology; rehabilitation therapy on immune system/hypothalamic/adrenal axis interaction
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,291,944

Location & Contact

Address 2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS  39216-4505
United States
Contact Libby Spence PhD
Dean
Email: lspence@umc.edu
Phone: 601-984-1204
Fax: 601-815-9440