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Prospective Students
College of Health Sciences


The mission of the Public Health Program at Jackson State University is to provide quality education and leadership in community-based research and practice. Through collaborative efforts with communities, the Program promotes health and seeks to prevent disease and disability, with special emphasis on the underserved and at-risk populations of Mississippi, the nation, and the world.

Prospective Students

Our Public Health Program is committed to educating and training its students to become effective leaders of the public health community at the local, national, and international levels. This commitment is realized in an urban environment that offers broad scope for students to become involved in the diverse communities in metropolitan Jackson and the region.

Are You JSU Ready?

Jackson State University® is an environment that inspires you to grow, learn, and reach beyond the ordinary. This is a “home away from home” where every student can find their place. Our team in Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment is committed to assisting prospective students and their families through the acceptance and enrollment process by providing essential information to help students successfully transition into the university. This webpage will provide you with the necessary information to guide your educational goals.

Get Started

Tell us what type of student you are and we’ll guide you through fulfilling admissions requirements, submitting transcripts, securing financial aid and applying.

What To Expect


Looking for a way to pay for your tenure at Jackson State University? Fear not! We are here to help. Browse Scholarships in our Scholarship Portal to see what you qualify for today.

Apply for Scholarships


For more information, please contact us at (601) 979-8789.  We look forward to meeting with you and seeing how our program can help you achieve your goals.



Jackson Medical Mall


(601) 979-8789