17
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology and biostatistics
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health policy and administration

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
37
Accepted
17
Enrolled
88%

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 Yes
Spring deadline January 10th January 10th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours
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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

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

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rural health care delivery, school health, nutrition of pregnant teens, risk factor reduction, sexually transmitted diseases
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5122
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Charkarra Anderson-Lewis
Interim Chair
Email: charkarra.andersonlewis@usm.edu
Phone: 601-266-5435
Fax: 601-266-5043