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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.

M.S. in Dietary Supp & Med Cannabis


The Online M.S. in Dietary Supplements and Medicinal Cannabis is a non-thesis, online graduate program designed to provide fundamental and applied knowledge of natural products for a career in the dietary supplements, nutraceuticals, and medicinal cannabis industries. All students enrolled will take online classes focused on dietary supplements and nutraceuticals in the first year followed by online classes in medical cannabis in the second year.

Degree Requirements and Expectations

Graduate students must meet a high level of academic achievement to maintain eligibility. Students are expected to maintain an overall GPA of at least 3.0 (B).

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 30

Course Requirements

The program requires 30 hours of online coursework, which is fulfilled by successfully completing the courses listed below. Two courses are taken consecutively in the fall semester, two courses consecutively in the spring semester, and one course in the summer semester of each year. The program is designed to be completed in two years.

Other Academic Requirements

Graduate students are required to complete an online professional portfolio during the curriculum. Graduate students are required to attend an in-person symposium, the Oxford–International Conference on the Science of Botanicals, at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy Oxford campus at least once during the program.

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.