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 Nov 23

Fall Break for Students (NO CLASSES)

Thru: Friday, November 27, 2015
Thu Nov 26

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thru: Friday, November 27, 2015
Sun Nov 29

Residence Halls Open at NOON

Mon Nov 30

ACT Residual

Mon Nov 30

Placement Test

Tue Dec 01

ACT Residual Test

Thru: Friday, December 4, 2015
Tue Dec 01

Placement (Over 21) Test

Thru: Friday, December 4, 2015
Mon Dec 07

Final Examinations

Thru: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Fri Dec 11

Grades Due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 Noon

Fri Dec 11

Residence Halls Close