17
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Mississippi Medical Center / Department of Biochemistry is located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
First authored publication

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
3
Accepted
43%

Applying

10
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (0)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structural biology, regulation of gene expression, enzymology of redox reactions, mechanism of anti cancer drugs, function of nuclear substructure
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,400,000

Location & Contact

Address 2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS  39216-4505
United States
Contact Dr. John Correia
Chairman
Email: jcorreia@umc.edu
Phone: 601-984-1500
Fax: 601-984-1501