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

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 with at least 3 years of successful relevant GIT experience supported by a resume and 2 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 (English)
  • Gender and Diversity Studies (Sociology)
  • Globalization Studies (Geography)
  • Mississippi Delta Studies (History)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (2 or more subjects)
Online

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

  • Bachelor’s degree w/ minimum 3.0 GPA
  • If GPA < 3.0, applicant must also submit a statement of purpose and a list of 3 professional references.

Master of Arts in Teaching

Alternate Route to Teaching

(MAT)

Online

Robin Acord
reacord@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4370

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

Master of Business Administration

Business Administration

(MBA-BA)

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

Lisa Cooley
lcooley@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4190

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • All transcripts (UG and GR levels)
  • Resume
  • 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

Lisa Cooley
lcooley@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4190

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • All transcripts (UG and GR levels)
  • Resume

Master of Commercial Aviation

Commercial Aviation

(MCA)

Online

Bradly MacNealy
bmacnealy@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-6083

  •  Bachelor’s degree

Master of Education

Counseling

(MED-COU)

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

Mary Bess Pannel
mpannel@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4392

  • 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 3 professional references
  • Group Interview (scheduled by faculty)
  • Immunization Records
Educational Administration & Supervision

(MED-EAS)

Online

Kathleen Lott
klott@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4368

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • All transcripts (UG and GR levels)
  • Class A Teaching License
  • Job Verification Form
  • Test Scores (verbal skills, can be submitted within first 9 hours of program study)
  • Letter of Recommendation
Elementary Education

(MED-ELE)

Online

Timothy Watkins
twatkins@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4395

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

(MED-HPER)

Traditional

John Alvarez
jalvarez@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4564

  • 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

Valarie Morgan
vmorgan@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4060

Secondary Education – Social Studies

(MED-SEC-SSC)

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

(MED-SE)

Online

Merideth Van Namen
mvannamen@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4373

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

Master of Professional Accountancy

Professional Accountancy

(MPAC)

Traditional

Ashley Stewart
astewart@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4411

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • All transcripts (UG and GR levels)
  • Resume

Master of Science

Natural Science

(MSNS)

  • Biological Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
Traditional Tanya McKinney
tmckinney@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4244
Social Justice & Criminology

(MSJC)

Online Charles Westmoreland
cwestmoreland@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4174
  • Bachelor’s degree w/ minimum 3.0 GPA
  • If GPA < 3.0, applicant must also submit a statement of purpose and a list of 3 professional references.
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
Online (Human Performance/Sports Management tracks)

Traditional (Exercise Science track)

John Alvarez
jalvarez@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4564

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Immunization Records (depending on concentration)

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 Kathleen Lott
klott@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4368
  • Master’s degree
  • All transcripts (UG and GR levels)
  • Class AA Teaching License
  • Job Verification Form
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
  • Letter of Recommendation (1)
Elementary Education

(EDS-ELE)

Online Timothy Watkins
twatkins@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4395
  • Master’s degree
  • Test Scores (see dept. webpage)
Counseling

(EDS-COU)

Online synchronous Mary Bess Pannel
mpannel@deltastate.edu
P: 662-846-4392
  • 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

Doctor of Education in Professional Studies

Professional Studies

(EDD)

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

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

  • Master’s degree
  • All transcripts (UG and GR levels)
  • GRE Test Scores and Graduate Portfolio required in first 6 hours

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)