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Jackson State University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Jackson, MS

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Education, Other
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Statistics, General
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Education, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
347
Part-Time Faculty
180
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
66%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 19% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 20% of classes
40-49 students: 11% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 42% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 19% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
691,689
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
2000
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Education, Master of Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy, Master of Science, Master of Science in Teaching, Master of Public Policy and Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Music Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Higher Education
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music Education
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • School Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Higher Education
  • Materials Sciences
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Vocational and Technical Education

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