Where Knowledge and Character Matter ®

Welcome to Graduate Studies:

Thank you for your interest in Graduate Studies at Alcorn State University to further your graduate education. I welcome you to a rich, vibrant learning community abounding with an exceptionally talented cohort of diverse students. Our programs encourage scholarly inquiry and research, and a commitment to excellence to help students acquire the skills they need for the real world. As you pursue your career interest, you will have numerous opportunities to utilize the expertise of graduate faculty hailing from nationally-ranked universities throughout the country and world committed to your academic excellence. Our graduates go on to rewarding careers in academia and industry and as practitioners.

To our loyal alumni and friends, we heartily invite your collaboration in the important endeavor of educating the next generation of advanced agriculturalists, artists, business leaders, educators, musicians, nurses, professionals, researchers, scholars, scientists, and specialists.

To future students, please contact us, or drop by our office to discover how you can be part of our rich, scholarly community. Explore our Graduate Studies Catalog where you will find more about our academic programs, vibrant campus life, admissions process, and Braves athletics. Also, you may visit our webpage at www.alcorn.edu/academics/graduate-studies . Your application ensures that our graduate programs are replete with highly-talented, diverse learners who enrich the learning experience. If my staff and I can do anything to make your graduate experience even more academically rewarding, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Graduate Studies provides instrumental services to graduate programs, faculty, and students to ensure that our programs are able to meet their teaching, program rigor, research and service goals. We offer programs at the highest levels of academic quality that are consistent with the mission, vision, and goals of the university. Our resources are aligned to achieve continuous program improvement and guide strategic decisions. Since the inception of the Graduate School in 1975, the goal has been to develop highly qualified scholars and practitioners with rigorous academic and research opportunities.

I encourage you to review carefully this website for answers to questions about graduate programs and career advancement.

Keith A. McGee, Ph.D.
Interim Provost & EVPAA
Interim Director of Graduate Studies