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Graduate Programs (M.S. and Ph.D.)

  1. At the graduate level, the Department offers programs leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Engineering with the following emphasis areas: 1) Civil Engineering; 2) Environmental Engineering; and 3) Coastal Engineering. For admission and Degree Requirement for the M.S. Program, see: Graduate Curriculum MS Handouts 2016. For Admission and Degree Requirements for the Ph.D. program, see Graduate Curriculum Ph.D. Handouts.2016.
  2. Tips for applying for graduate admission. See here
  3. For Frequently Asked Questions related to the Graduate Program, See FAQ
  4. Financial Aids Info. See Attached File.
  5. All students are required to follow the curriculum very strictly. The students who have not taken the courses in the curriculum, cannot be cleared for graduation.
  6. Candidates for the Civil Engineering/Environmental Engineering emphasis areas, who do not have an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering or in closely related field, will be required to satisfy the articulation courses. Click here for list of Articulation Courses
  7. All letters of recommendations and statements should be sent to Dr. Lin Li (
  8. For help with advising and selecting the courses, contact your Faculty Adviser.
  9. JSU Graduate Admission Home Page
  10. Jackson State University Division of Graduate Studies Home Page
  11. Please see immunization requirements