The Division of Graduate Studies at Jackson State University

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Through a system of academic advising, Jackson State University assists each student in planning academic programs, developing course schedules, completing graduate requirements,and making decisions affecting educational growth and development. The student is urged to consult an academic advisor each registration period to review policies and degree requirements. Academic advisors endeavor to provide assistance in a timely and accurate manner. Meeting requirements for graduation is the responsibility of the student.

"CyberAdvising" is available for all graduate students, faculty, and staff at Jackson State University. This page is for resource purposes only.

Many of the forms available on this page will be in the '.pdf' format. To download a free copy of Acrobat Reader follow this link->Download Acrobat Reader for pdf files.

Masters' Students
  • Graduate Degree Plan
  • Application for Graduate Degree Candidacy
  • Committee Approval Form
  • Committee Report of Defense Results
  • Orientation Packet
  • Guidelines for the Completion of a Masters' Degree
  • Guidelines for Preparing Masters' Thesis, 2008
  • Guidelines for Preparing Masters' Projects, 2008

  • Specialist Students
  • Graduate Degree Plan
  • Application for Graduate Degree Candidacy
  • Committee Approval Form
  • Committee Report of Defense Results
  • Orientation Packet
  • Guidelines for Submission of a Specialist Thesis, 2008

  • Doctoral Students
  • Graduate Degree Plan
  • Application for Graduate Degree Candidacy
  • Committee Approval Form
  • Committee Report of Defense Results
  • Orientation Packet
  • Guidelines for the Completion of the Doctorate
  • Guidelines for Preparing the Doctoral Dissertation, 2008

  • Webpages @ the Graduate School
  • Contact Information for Graduate Degree Programs
  • The Graduate Faculty



  • Success @ JSU Brochures
  • A Guide for Successful Matriculation
  • A How-to-manual for Graduate Students
  • Academic Responsibility




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  • Examination Applications
  • Graduate English Competency Examination, (typeable)
  • Graduate English Competency Examination, (pdf)
    Click here for a Sample GECE
  • Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination, (pdf)

  • Miscellaneous Forms

  • In-state Residency Petition, (pdf)
  • Authorization to Substitute a Graduate Course, (pdf)
  • Request for Program Transfer, (pdf)
  • JSU Institutional Review Board
  • Human Participants Protections Ed. for Research Teams


  • Office of the Registrar
  • Transcript Request Form
  • Change of Address Form
  • Enrollment Verification
  • Name Change
  • Webpages @ JSU
  • Student Life
  • Student Handbook with Grievance Policy
  • Support Services for Students and Employees with Disabilities
  • Office of Research Compliance

  • Responsible Conduct of Research Series

    1. What is Research Compliance?
    2. Why do we do it? Consequences of Non-Compliance.
    3. Transforming the Dissertation into Journal Articles.
    4. Ethical Policy in  Scientific Research
    5. Digital Technology and Copyright Laws, Issues and Concerns
    6. Preventing Misconduct in Sciences



    Resources for "The Effective Graduate Advisor"
    1. Graduate Faculty Guide
    2. Best Practices for Graduate Admissions
    3. Best Practices for Mentoring Graduate Students
    4. Best Practices for Mentoring Graduate Students (Slides)
    5. Policies, Practices and Web Guide- 2008
    6. Best Practices for Graduate Education
    7. Best Practices for the GACE

    Departmental/Graduate Program Handbooks

      College of Education and Human Development

  • Dept. of School, Community & Rehab. Counseling
    • College of Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Doctoral Program - Environmental Science


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    Revised - - October 2007