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Division of Graduate Studies

Graduate Education Websites

Council of Graduate Schools

The Council of Graduate Schools’ (CGS) mission is to improve and advance graduate education in order to ensure the vitality of intellectual discovery.

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Conference of Southern Graduate Schools

The Conference’s purpose is to consider topics relating to graduate study and research which are of mutual interest and concern to the member institutions.

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Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools

The Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools assists member organizations in increasing enrollment, retention, and graduation of African-American students in graduate programs and to prepare them to become future faculty and leaders.

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National Black Graduate Student Association

The National Black Graduate Student Association, Inc. (NBGSA) is a non-profit, interdisciplinary, and student-run organization dedicated to improving the status of Blacks in higher education by systematically identifying and addressing their needs and concerns.

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National Association of Graduate-Professional Students

NAGPS has a threefold mission for the graduate and professional student community in the United States of America: (1) develop and sustain a member network to connect graduate and professional students and their associations, (2) provide resources and support to empower members, and (3) advocate at local and national levels on their behalf.

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National Postdoctoral Association

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars.

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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

The mission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is the Improvement of Education in the South Through Accreditation.

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National Academic Advising Association

The NATIONAL ACADEMIC ADVISING ASSOCIATION (NACADA), promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students.

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Challenge Minds, Changing Lives

At JSU, we prepare our students to be global leaders by challenging them to improve themselves and inspiring them to go further. Our emphasis on fully integrated learning means your education goes beyond the classroom and into the lab, the community, and the world. Here, you will find countless opportunities to realize your full potential.

Our graduate programs are taught by a distinguished faculty of scholars and professionals who are experts in their respective fields. They are committed to providing students with an engaging and rigorous learning experience that prepares them for leadership roles in their chosen careers.

Important Dates

Keep up-to-date with all important dates for the current semester at Jackson State University. If you have any questions about the information listed, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help you further.

Division of Graduate Studies


Division of Graduate Studies
1400 John R. Lynch Street
Jackson, MS 39217-0280

Division of Graduate Studies
Jackson State University
P.O. Box 17095
Jackson, MS  39217

Phone: 601.979.2455