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University of Southern Mississippi

School of Child and Family Sciences

Hattiesburg, MS

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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / School of Child and Family Sciences is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Marriage and family therapy
Master of Education (M Ed) School counseling
Master of Science (MS) Child and family studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

71
Applied
40
Accepted
31
Enrolled
56%

Applying

60
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 January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 on last 60 hours

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: School food service, teen pregnancy, diet and cholesterol metabolism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5035
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Pat Sims
Chair
Phone: 601-266-6990
Fax: 601-266-4680