Alcorn State University - Master's Degree

Alcorn State University, located outside Lorman, Mississippi, is a land-grant institution, awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees through its schools of agriculture, Research Extension & Applied Sciences; Arts & Sciences; Business; Education & Psychology; and Nursing.  

School Description

Alcorn State University, founded in 1871, was named after the governor of the state, then James L. Alcorn. The University was formed to educate the descendants of formerly enslaved Africans and is the oldest historically black institution in the United States. The State of Mississippi purchased the Oakland College campus as the university’s resident site. Alcorn started out as a men’s college but eventually admitted women. The University was renamed Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1878 and in 1974, was renamed once again as Alcorn State University.

Today Alcorn offers degree programs in more than 50 areas of study, the University has campuses in Lorman, Natchez and Vicksburg, over 800 faculty and staff and a student body of more than 4,000 students who hail from 65 counties, 30 states, and at least 18 countries. Alcorn State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges and Schools. It also has additional accreditations for its various programs.

Master Programs

  • 1000 Alcorn Rd, Lorman, MS 39096, USA

    Health and Physical Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve he more
    Tuition Fee: USD 4,831
  • 1000 Alcorn Rd, Lorman, MS 39096, USA

    Agriculture

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.  

    Tuition Fee: USD 4,831
  • 1000 Alcorn Rd, Lorman, MS 39096, USA

    Biology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
    Tuition Fee: USD 4,831
  • 1000 Alcorn Rd, Lorman, MS 39096, USA

    Chemistry

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.  

    Tuition Fee: USD 4,831