About Us

Who We Are
The Office of Graduate Studies at Alcorn State University was established to provide programs of advanced study for graduates desirous to advance their careers in the workforce. The Graduate School has an important influence in creating high standards for academic accomplishment and in achieving an intellectual environment of the highest quality for the university's community.

Our graduate programs offer students challenging and meaningful experiences aimed at helping them grow as analytical thinkers, effective communicators, experts in their fields, and creative and responsible participants in a dynamic world. Graduate Studies is committed to excellence in all graduate degree and certificate programs. We have faculty, staff, and administrators dedicated to achieving the mission and vision of the graduate school.  To assist you in knowing who we are, here are some quick facts about Graduate Studies at Alcorn State University. 


Quick Facts

 Name:        Alcorn State University Graduate School
 The University: Public institution
Campus: Lorman, Vicksburg, Natchez
Founded: Graduate Studies 1975
Organizing theme: "Home of the Braves"
Degrees granted: Master's, Specialist
Accreditation: Full accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities
Administration:    Office of Academic Affairs
Enrollment: 611
Academic programs: 11 different graduate degree programs, 32 concentrations, 2 certificate programs

Top 3 degree programs: (by degrees granted)

Secondary Education Masters
Workforce Education Leadership
School Counseling

Academic calendar: Fall and spring semesters, summer sessions
Assistant Vice President for Academic Program Support and Graduate Studies:

Dr. Martha Ravola

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Interim Dean for School of Business: Dr. John Igwebuike
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs: Dr. Donzell Lee
Address: 1000 ASU Drive #569, Fourth Floor, Walter Washington Administration Building 
Lorman, MS 39096-7500
Contact: Phone: 601.877.6142
Fax: 601.877.6256