Graduate School

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WELCOME….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.

If you need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the Division of Graduate Studies.

  • Telephone:  (601) 979-2455
  • Email:
  • Mail: P.O. Box 17095, Jackson, MS 39217


  • Contact Information for Graduate Programs
  • Graduate Faculty, Click for a current listing: GradFac13.pdf
  • GradSense is a unique online education platform that provides students with important financial information about the value of pursuing an advanced degree. Based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Science Foundation and the National Center for Education Statistics, GradSense was researched, designed and developed by CGS in collaboration with TIAA-CREF. Along with median debt and income data, the GRADSENSE WEBSITE also provides students with loan repayment advice, spending tips, and career guidance. 

February 12     Application for Graduate English Competency Examination, due before 4:00 p.m    
February 12     Application for Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination, due before 4:00 p.m.
March 6           "Committee Report of Defense Results", due before 4:00 p.m.
March 6           Application deadline for students seeking to graduate in May 2014
March 7           Graduate English Competency Examination, 8:00 am
March 7           Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination, 8:00 am
April 24            Last Day for Clearance by the Graduate School via "online Clearance" for Spring Graduation
May 2              Commencement