Office of Graduate Studies


Open the door to advanced career opportunities and a purposeful life with a graduate degree from Alcorn State University. The central purpose of the graduate school is to provide for the advanced training of men and women and the promotion of research which will contribute to knowledge in an atmosphere of freedom and inquiry. Alcorn graduates are a powerful presence throughout the nation and in most every profession you can imagine: They heal the sick, help those less fortunate, teach our children, create art and music, practice law, manage businesses, conduct research, work to save the environment, and solve world hunger.

Our emphasis on involving students in research has helped build our outstanding reputation for graduating knowledgeable, dedicated educators and scientists. This is accomplished through the various degree offerings for advanced study. We invite you to browse our website to become highly informed about the business of Graduate Studies at Alcorn State University in offering rigorous programs and varied services for students to ensure your success. Choose your career path today. Select from twelve graduate degree programs:


Graduate School Announcements

Contact Us:

Office of Graduate Studies
Alcorn State University
1000 ASU Drive, #689
WWACB 5th Floor, Suite 519
Lorman, MS  39096-7500
Telephone:  601.877.6122
Fax:  601.877.6995

Mailing Address
1000 ASU Drive #689
Lorman, MS 39096-7500
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Mon May 02

Final Examinations for Undergraduate Students

Thru: Friday, May 6, 2016
Fri May 06

Semester Ends

Sat May 07

Commencement 2016

Location: Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
Sat May 07

Residence Halls Close

Mon May 09

Posting of Grades Due in the Registrar's Office (12:00 noon)

Mon May 16

ACT Residual (8:30 a.m.)

Thru: Friday, May 20, 2016
Mon May 16

Placement Test (Over 21 - 8:30 a.m.)

Thru: Friday, May 20, 2016
Thu May 19

Registration at Vicksburg

3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Fri May 20

Registration at Natchez (9:30 a.m.)