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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Emphasis - Higher Education Online

M.A. in Higher Educ/Student Personnel


The M.A. in higher education/student personnel is designed to prepare qualified students for entry-level positions in higher education and/or student personnel. Graduates have found employment as higher education professionals in a variety of areas, including housing, career counseling, international student affairs, financial aid, student activities, Greek life, and development, just to name a few.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 30

Course Requirements

The requirements for the M.A. in higher education/student personnel include:

Other Academic Requirements

Students must complete a final portfolio as a part of their comprehensive examination.

Emphasis - Higher Education Online


The online M.A. in higher education/student personnel is a 42-semester-hour graduate program and is completed over a 26-month period with students pursuing the program on a part-time basis, completing the classes at a rate of two classes per semester/session. Students are admitted in the summer session as a cohort group and complete the curriculum in a lockstep sequence. The program employs alternative methods of delivering course content, including Internet learning systems, audio/video conferencing, and an assortment of streaming media content. In addition to the online delivery of course work, there are two required on-campus residencies (at the beginning and near the end of the program) in Oxford in which students and faculty are able to interact.

The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.