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Division of Graduate Studies


Welcome To The Division Of Graduate Studies

Welcome to the graduate studies program at Jackson State University. Our mission is to provide advanced education and training to individuals who are committed to pursuing their academic and professional goals. Our website provides information to both prospective and currently enrolled graduate students as well as members of the faculty and staff at the university. If you are a prospective graduate student, we look forward to welcoming you to Jackson State University. The Division of Graduate Studies’ web site provides information for prospective graduate students regarding our more than 50 graduate programs, application procedures, and other information related to graduate education at Jackson State University®. As a currently enrolled JSU graduate student or a member of the faculty or staff, we hope that you find the information you are looking for on our web site. We have provided links to make it easy for you to find information regarding graduate academic procedures and policies, administrative information, calendar, and forms.

We offer a wide range of graduate programs in various fields including:

Business Administration, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Education, Ed.S.

Public Health, M.P.H., Dr.P.H.

Social Work, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Journalism & Media Studies (Mass Communications), M.S.

Public Policy and Administration, M.P.P.A.

Computational & Data Enabled Science & Engineering, Ph.D.

Engineering, M.S., Ph.D.

Urban and Regional Planning, M.A., Ph.D.

…and many more highly-esteemed areas of study


Our programs are designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to succeed in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing job market.

We welcome you to explore our website and learn more about the graduate programs we offer. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to helping you achieve your academic and professional goals.

Challenge Minds, Changing Lives

At JSU, we prepare our students to be global leaders by challenging them to improve themselves and inspiring them to go further. Our emphasis on fully integrated learning means your education goes beyond the classroom and into the lab, the community, and the world. Here, you will find countless opportunities to realize your full potential.

Our graduate programs are taught by a distinguished faculty of scholars and professionals who are experts in their respective fields. They are committed to providing students with an engaging and rigorous learning experience that prepares them for leadership roles in their chosen careers.

Important Dates

Keep up-to-date with all important dates for the current semester at Jackson State University. If you have any questions about the information listed, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help you further.

Division of Graduate Studies


Division of Graduate Studies
1400 John R. Lynch Street
Jackson, MS 39217-0280

Division of Graduate Studies
Jackson State University
P.O. Box 17095
Jackson, MS  39217

Phone: 601.979.2455