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
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation (2)

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 (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 (iMBA module)
Traditional

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

  • All transcripts, and Bachelor’s degree
  • Resume
  • GMAT Test Scores, if applicable
  • 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

  • All transcripts, and Bachelor’s degree
  • Resume
  • GMAT Test Scores, if applicable

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

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

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
  • Immunization Records
  • Interview
Educational Administration & Supervision (MED-EAS)

  • Public School Concentration
  • Full/Part-time available
Traditional

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

  • All transcripts, and Bachelor’s degree
  • Class A Teaching License or equivalent
  • Job Verification Form
  • Test Scores – GRE (waived if the applicant has a previously earned graduate degree)
  • Letter of Recommendation (1)
  • Professional Experiences Packet (see dept. webpage for details)
  • Immunization Records
  • Interview
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
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
  • Immunization Records
Secondary Education – Art (MED-SEC-ART) Traditional

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

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Test Scores – PRAXIS II – content area specific
  • Class A Teaching Licensure or equivalent
  • Visual Arts Portfolio (see dept. webpage)
  • Immunization Records
Secondary Education – English (MED-SEC-ENG) Traditional

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

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Test Scores – PRAXIS II – content area specific
  • Class A Teaching Licensure or equivalent
  • Graded Writing Assignment from Upper-level Undergraduate Course
  • Immunization Records
Secondary Education – History (MED-SEC-HIS) Traditional

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

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Test Scores – PRAXIS II – content area specific and GRE-Analytical Writing
  • Class A Teaching Licensure or equivalent
  • Graded Writing Assignment from Upper-level Undergraduate Course
  • Immunization Records
Secondary Education – Social Sciences (MED-SEC-SSC) Traditional Garry Jennings
jennings@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4065
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Test Scores – PRAXIS II – content area specific and GRE-Analytical Writing
  • Class A Teaching Licensure or equivalent
  • Graded Writing Assignment from Upper-level Undergraduate Course
  • Immunization Records
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

  • All transcripts, and Bachelor’s degree
  • 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
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Test Scores – GRE
Natural Science (MSNS)

  • Biological Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
Traditional Robert Kagumba
rkagumba@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4240
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Immunization Records
  • Test Scores – GRE or PRAXIS II Science Content Exam
  • Class A Teaching License, or equivalent, if applicable
Social Justice & Criminology (MSJC) Online William J. Ash-Houchen
washhouchen@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4065
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • Test Scores – GRE
Nursing (MSN)

  • Nurse Administrator
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Practitioner
Online Shelby Polk
spolk@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4255
  • All transcripts
  • Test Scores – GRE
  • See dept. webpage for NUR packet
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
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
  • Immunization Records

Post Master’s Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (CERT-FNP) Online

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

  • Master’s degree
  • See dept. webpage for NUR packet

Educational Specialist

Educational Administration & Supervision (EDS-EAS) Online Paula W. Tharp
ptharp@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4370
  • All transcripts, and Master’s degree
  • Class AA Teaching License, or equivalent
  • Job Verification Form
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)

Applicants seeking Initial Administrator License must submit all items listed above, as well as:

  • Letter of Recommendation (1)
  • Professional Experiences Packet (see dept. webpage for details)
  • Interview
Elementary Education (EDS-ELE) Online Corlis Snow
csnow@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4370
  • Master’s degree
  • Job Verification Form
  • Class AA Teaching License, or equivilent
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
School Counseling (EDS-COU) Traditional George Beals
gbeals@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4355
  • Master’s degree
  • Job Verification Form
  • Class AA Teaching License
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Resume
  • Graded Writing Assignment from Upper-level Undergraduate Course
  • Immunization Records
  • Interview

Doctor of Education in Professional Studies

Professional Studies (EDD)

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

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 (see dept. webpage)

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Nursing (DNP) Online

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

  • All transcripts
  • Test Scores – GRE
  • See dept. webpage for NUR packet