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University of Mississippi Medical Center

Program in Biomedical Materials Science

Jackson, MS

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Overview

University of Mississippi Medical Center / Program in Biomedical Materials Science 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)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5
Applied
1
Accepted
1
Enrolled
20%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements BS
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS, MS (preferred)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 105

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

4
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 1
Male (6)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tissue engineering, fatigue life prediction, metallurgy and alloy development, dental implant design and testing, ceramics, materials for dental applications
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS  39216-4505
United States
Contact Dr. Kenneth St. John
Director/Associate Professor
Email: kstjohn@umc.edu
Phone: 601-984-6170

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