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 – Co-hort based, Fall start

Application Priority Deadline – August 1st

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

  • Bachelor’s degree

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
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Resume
  • 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 (UG and GR level)
  • Resume
  • GMAT Test Scores (see dept. page for possible waiver information)
  • 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 (see dept. page for possible waiver information)

Master of Commercial Aviation

Commercial Aviation

(MCA)

Online

Julie Speakes
jspeakes@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4205

  •  Bachelor’s degree

Master of Education

Counseling

(MED-COU)

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • School Counseling
Traditional – Co-hort 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

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • All transcripts (UG and GR level)
  • Class A Teaching License (see dept. page for possible waiver information)
  • Job Verification Form
  • Test Scores (GRE) – waived for applicants with a Master’s degree)
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Professional Experiences Packet
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
  • 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 nine 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 Leslie Green-Pimentel
lgreenpimentel@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4065
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
    • one letter must be submitted from a professor who is familiar with the applicant’s work
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
Nursing

(MSN)

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

Application Deadline – February 1st

Shelby Polk
spolk@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4255
  • All transcripts (UG and GR level)
  • Test Scores – GRE
  • Job Verification Form – Nursing
  • See dept. webpage for NUR checklist:
    • Letters of Recommendation (3)
    • Nursing Licensure / Nurse Practitioner Certification
    • Resume
    • Program Application
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 – Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

(CERT-FNP)

Online – Co-hort based, Fall start

Application Deadline – February 1st

Shelby Polk
spolk@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4255

  • Master’s degree
  • Job Verification Form – Nursing
  • See dept. webpage for NUR checklist:
    • Letters of Recommendation (3)
    • Nursing Licensure / Nurse Practitioner Certification
    • Resume
    • Program Application

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
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vita demonstrating leadership and professional counseling identity/involvement
  • 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
  • Test Scores – GRE, taken within 5 years of application term
  • Ed. D. Portfolio (full admission may be granted before submission – see dept. webpage)
  • Immunization Records

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Nursing

(DNP)

Online

Application Deadline – February 15th

Shelby Polk
spolk@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4255

  • All transcripts
  • Test Scores – GRE
  • Job Verification Form – Nursing
  • See dept. webpage for NUR checklist:
    • Letters of Recommendation (3)
    • Nursing Licensure / Nurse Practitioner Certification
    • Resume
    • Program Application