Graduate & Continuing Studies

Graduate Programs & Coordinators

Graduate Program Instruction Program Coordinator Application Requirements

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate – Health Sciences

Certificate in Health Sciences

(CERT-HSCI)

Traditional

Severine Groh
sgroh@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4245

  • Bachelor of Science degree in biology, chemistry, or physics
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)

Master of Applied Science

Geospatial Information Technologies

(MAS-GIT)

Online

 

Yongqin Zhang
yzhang@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4251

  • Bachelor’s degree w/ minimum 2.75 GPA
    a. in GIT or a related discipline (e.g., geography, geosciences, biological sciences, physical sciences,
    engineering, environmental sciences, earth science, computer information systems, meteorology,
    ecology, forestry, social sciences, interdisciplinary studies). OR
    b. in other disciplines and has at least three years of successful relevant GIT experience supported by two letters of recommendation from practitioners in the field.

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies

(MALS)

  • Evolving Human Voices: Studies of the Written Word
  • Gender and Diversity Studies
  • Globalization Studies
  • Mississippi Delta Studies
Traditional

Charles Westmoreland
cwestmoreland@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4174

  • Bachelor’s degree w/ minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Letters of Recommendation (2)
  • Graded Writing Assignment from Upper-level Undergraduate Course
  • Immunization Records

Master of Arts in Teaching

Alternate Route to Teaching

(MAT)

Online

Corlis Snow
csnow@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4370

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • MAT Application
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Test Scores (for licensure track only, as listed on MAT Application)

Post-Admission Internship Requirement:


Master of Business Administration

Business Administration

(MBA-BA)

  • General Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Information Systems Management
  • Entertainment Industry Studies
Traditional

Carla Johnson
cjohnson@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4234

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • All transcripts
  • Resume
  • GMAT Test Scores (waived for individuals with a 3.0 or 4 years of work experience)
  • Immunization Records

Master of Business Administration – Integrated

Integrated Business Administration

(MBA-I)

  • General Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Information Systems Management
  • Entertainment Industry Studies
Online

Carla Johnson
cjohnson@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4234

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • All transcripts (UG and GR level)
  • Resume
  • GMAT test scores (waived for individuals with a 3.0 or 4 years of work experience)

Master of Commercial Aviation

Commercial Aviation

(MCA)

Online

Carla Johnson
cjohnson@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4234

  •  Bachelor’s degree

Master of Education

Counseling

(MED-COU)

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • School Counseling
Traditional – Cohort- based, Fall and Spring start only

George Beals
gbeals@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4355

  • Bachelor’s degree w/ minimum 2.75 GPA (cumulative) or 3.0 on last 60 hours of undergraduate work
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent (see dept. webpage)
  • List of three professional references
  • Group Interview (scheduled by faculty)
  • Immunization Records
Educational Administration & Supervision

(MED-EAS)

Online

Paula W. Tharp
ptharp@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4370

Elementary Education

(MED-ELE)

Online

Corlis Snow
csnow@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4370

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Class A Teaching License or equivalent
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
Health, Physical Education & Recreation

(MED-HPER)

Traditional

Franco Zengaro
fzengaro@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4562

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Class A Teaching License
  • Immunization Records
Secondary Education – Art

(MED-SEC-ART)

Traditional

Michael Stanley
mstanley@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4720

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Class A Teaching License or equivalent
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
  • Visual Arts Portfolio (see dept. webpage)
  • Immunization Records
Secondary Education – English

(MED-SEC-ENG)

Online

J. Gabriel Scala
gscala@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4060

  • Bachelor’s degree w/ minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative) and 3.25 or higher on all undergraduate English coursework
  • Declaration of Emphasis Form
  • Test Scores – GRE (submitted within first 9 hours of program study)
Secondary Education – Social Studies

(MED-SEC-SSC)

Traditional Charles Westmoreland
cwestmoreland@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4174
Special Education

(MED-SE)

Online

Julie Kelley Lowery
jlowery@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4382

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)

Master of Professional Accountancy

Professional Accountancy

(MPAC)

Traditional

Carla Johnson
cjohnson@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4234

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • All transcripts (UG and GR level)
  • Resume
  • GMAT Test Scores, if applicable

Master of Science

Community Development

(MS-CD)

Online Charles Westmoreland
cwestmoreland@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4174
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
Natural Science

(MSNS)

  • Biological Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
Traditional Robert Kagumba
rkagumba@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4240
Social Justice & Criminology

(MSJC)

Online William J. Ash-Houchen
washhouchen@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4065
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Graded Writing Assignment from Upper-level Undergraduate Course
  • Letters of Recommendation (2)
  • Applicants below a 3.0 GPA may submit a resume showing 3 years+ of work experience in the field
Nursing

(MSN)

  • Nurse Administrator
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Practitioner
Online – Cohort-based, Fall start

Application Deadline – February 1st

Addie Herrod
aherrod@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4274
  • Bachelor’s degree w/ minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Test Scores – GRE
  • Program Application
  • Resume
  • Nursing Licensure
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
Sports and Human Performance

(MS-SHP)

  • Exercise Science
  • Human Performance
  • Sports Administration
Traditional

Franco Zengaro
fzengaro@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4562

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Immunization Records

Post-Master’s Certificate – Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator, Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing – Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator, Family Nurse Practitioner

(CERT-NUR)

Online – Cohort-based, Fall start

Application Deadline – February 1st

Addie Herrod
aherrod@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4274

  • Master’s degree w/ minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Test Scores – GRE
  • Program Application
  • Resume
  • Nursing Licensure/Nurse Practitioner Certification (FNP only)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)

Educational Specialist

Educational Administration & Supervision

(EDS-EAS)

Online Paula W. Tharp
ptharp@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4370
Elementary Education

(EDS-ELE)

Online Corlis Snow
csnow@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4370
  • Master’s degree
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
Counseling

(EDS-COU)

Traditional George Beals
gbeals@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4355
  • Master’s degree in Counseling or Counselor Education (school counseling emphasis) with a 3.25 minimum grade point average from a CACREP accredited program or equivalent
  • Job Verification Form
  • List of 3 Professional References
  • Resume
  • Immunization Records

Doctor of Education in Professional Studies

Professional Studies

(EDD)

  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Educational Administration & Supervision
  • Higher Education
Traditional

Monthly on-campus meetings with online instruction

Jacqueline Craven
jcraven@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4303

  • Master’s degree

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Nursing

(DNP)

Online

Application Deadline – February 15th

Addie Herrod
aherrod@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4274

  • Depending on program of study – Bachelor’s degree w/ minimum 3.0 GPA; or Master’s degree w/ minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Test Scores – GRE
  • Program Application
  • Resume
  • Nursing Licensure/Nurse Practitioner Certification (FNP only)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)