Graduate Catalog

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2019-2021 Volume XXI (May 2019)

The University: Opening Information 2019-2021

  • Table of Contents
  • History and Mission of Jackson State University
  • Accreditations


The Graduate Division: Policies and Procedures: Graduate Studies Policies-2019-2021

  • Admissions and Academic Policies
  • Degrees Offered


Research Organizations, Academic, and Community Services: Services-2019-2021


The Administration, Graduate Faculty: Administration-2019-2021

  • Administration
  • Graduate Faculty
  • Catalog Index


College of Business: Business

  • MBA, MPA, MBA – Online, Doctoral Program


College of Education and Human Development: Education

  • Doctoral Programs:  Early Childhood Education, Educational Administration & Urban Higher Education
  • Specialist in Education
  • Master’s Programs: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Early Childhood Education, Educational Administration and Supervision, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Reading, Rehabilitation Counseling, School Counseling, Secondary Education, Special Education, Sports Science, & Teaching


College of Liberal Arts: Liberal Arts

  • Doctoral Program: Clinical Psychology
  • Master’s Programs:  Criminal Justice, English, History, Mass Communication, Music, Political Science & Sociology


School of Public Health: Public Health

  • Doctoral Programs: Public Health
  • Master’s Programs: Communicative Disorders, Public Health


College of Public Service: Public Service

  • Doctoral Programs: Public Administration, Social Work & Urban and Regional Planning
  • Master’s Programs:  Public Policy and Administration, Social Work & Urban and Regional Planning


College of Science, Engineering and Technology: CSET

  • Doctoral Programs:  Chemistry, Computational & Data Enabled Science & Engineering, Engineering & Environmental Science
  • Master’s Programs:  Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Hazardous Materials Management, Mathematics, Science and Math Education & Technology

2021-2022 Graduate Catalog (Volume XXII): Grad Catalog 2021-22 (September 2021)

2019-2021 Graduate Catalog (Volume XXI): Grad Catalog 2019-21 (May 2019)

2017-2019 Graduate Catalog (Volume XX): Grad Catalog 2017-19

2015-2017 Graduate Catalog (Volume XIX): Grad Catalog 2015-17

2013-2015 Graduate Catalog (Volume XVIII): Grad Catalog 2013-15


Jackson State University is committed to the principles of equal education opportunity, equal employment, and affirmative action. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, handicap, age, religion, national origin, veteran status, or any other illegal basis.  ALL STATEMENTS IN THIS CATALOG ARE ANNOUNCEMENTS OF PRESENT POLICIES ONLY AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME BY PROPER AUTHORITY WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.