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Division of Graduate Studies

Areas of Study

At Jackson State University, we offer a wide range of graduate programs in various fields of study. Our programs are designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to succeed in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing job market. Our areas of study include:

  • Arts and Humanities: Programs in this field include English, history, journalism and media studies, sociology, and more.

  • Business and Management: Programs in this field include accounting and business administration.

  • Education: Programs in this field include early childhood education, educational leadership, special education and more.

  • Engineering and Technology: Programs in this field include computer science, engineering, mathematics, and more.

  • Health Sciences: Programs in this field include public health, social work, and more.

  • Sciences: Programs in this field include biology, chemistry, and more.

  • Social Sciences: Programs in this field include sociology, psychology and more.

Our 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.

We invite you to explore our website and learn more about the programs we offer and how they can help you achieve your academic and professional goals. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

College of Business

Accounting, M.P.A.

Business Administration, M.B.A., Ph.D.

College of Education and Human Development

Clinical Mental Health, M.S.

Early Childhood, M.S.Ed., Ed.D.

Education, Ed.S. (*See concentrations listed below.)

Educational Administration, Ph.D.

Educational Administration and Supervision, M.S., *Ed.S.

Elementary Education, M.S.Ed.

Health, Physical Education and Recreation, M.S.Ed.

Psychometry, *Ed.S.

Reading Education, M.S.Ed.

Rehabilitation Counseling, M.S.

School Counseling, M.S.Ed., *Ed.S.

Special Education, M.S.Ed., *Ed.S.

Sport Science, M.S.

Teaching, M.A.T.

Urban Higher Education, Ph.D.

College of Health Sciences

Communicative Disorders, M.S.

Public Health, M.P.H., Dr.P.H.

Social Work, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Certificate Program(s):



Public Health Informatics

Data Analytics

College of Liberal Arts

Clinical Psychology, Ph.D.

Criminology & Justice Services, M.A.

English, M.A.

History, M.A.

Journalism & Media Studies (Mass Communications), M.S.

Music Education, M.M.Ed.

Political Science, M.A.

Public Administration, Ph.D.

Public Policy and Administration, M.P.P.A.

Sociology, M.A.

Certificate Program(s):

Disaster Preparedness & Community Resilience among Vulnerable Populations

College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Biology, M.S.

Chemistry, M.S., Ph.D.

Computational & Data Enabled Science & Engineering, Ph.D.

Computer Science, M.S.

Data Enabled Science & Engineering, M.S.

Engineering, M.S., Ph.D.

Environmental Science, Ph.D.

Hazardous Materials Management, M.S

Mathematics, M.S.

Technology Education, M.S.Ed.

Urban and Regional Planning, M.A., Ph.D.

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