Mission and Vision


The mission of the Office of Graduate Studies is to provide service and support for post baccalaureate study at Alcorn State University. In fulfilling its mission, the Office of Graduate Studies assists students with:
  • admission processes,
  • monitoring and communicating progress toward completion of degree programs,
  • certifying completion of the degree,
  • and accurate and efficient record keeping 
The Office of Graduate Studies also assists departments with:
  • recruiting and admission
  • promotion and advocacy for current degree programs
  • promotion and advocacy for the implementation of new degree programs


The vision of the Office of Graduate Studies is to provide graduate programs of the highest quality which promote innovative research and creative thinking while advancing the education of students and preparing them for careers as leaders in their disciplines, research, and service.