Dr. Ricardo A. Brown, Dean

350 West Woodrow Wilson
Suite 301
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 979-8836 (Office)
(601) 979-8837 (Fax)


Mission, Vision and Goals


Mission Statement

The mission of the College of Public Service is to educate students from diverse backgrounds for outstanding professional service and to develop local, national, and international innovative leaders in the professional academic disciplines represented in the Schools of Health Sciences and Social Work, as well as, Departments in Public Policy and Administration and Urban and Regional Planning.


(Charles A. Smith/For the Clarion Ledger)








Vision Statement

The vision of the College of Public Service is to be a global multidisciplinary learning environment of excellence in teaching research, and experiential service provided in partnership with both urban and rural communities in the State, the nation, and the world.


Summary of Unit's Strategic Goals:

♦ Provide undergraduate and graduate education that promotes the development of outstanding
   professional practitioners and innovative researchers prepared to advance their respective
♦ Enhance the infrastructure of the College.*
♦ Attain and maintain national accreditation for units with specialty accreditation.
♦ Implement an enhanced research agenda for faculty in the College.
♦ Enhance partnerships and collaboration with communities.
♦ *Infrastructure includes space, external funding, human resources, technology, and equipment.