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University of Southern Mississippi

College of Nursing and Health Professions

Hattiesburg, MS

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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / College of Nursing and Health Professions is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Audiology (Au D)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
(Graduate Certificate)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 106
Doctoral Degrees 40

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

469
Applied
160
Accepted
83
Enrolled
34%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline January 10th January 10th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

345
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.45%
Black or African American 20.58%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.9%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5040
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Lachel Story
Executive Associate Dean
Phone: 601-266-56485

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