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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.

School of Applied Sciences



Garland, Hedleston, and Mayes
University, MS 38677


The School of Applied Sciences was established in 2001 and includes the departments of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Nutrition and Hospitality Management; Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Administration; Legal Studies; and Social Work.


Mission - The School of Applied Sciences offers professional preparation programs that integrate academic study, clinical training, creative research, service learning, and community outreach. Our goal is to develop leaders whose professional endeavours will improve human health and societal well-being.


The clinical service and academic training programs of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders are accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. The Dietetics program in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. The hospitality management program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration. The Park and Recreation Management program is accredited by the National Recreation and Park Association. The program in Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

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