Department of BioMolecular Sciences
The University of Mississippi

Application Procedures:

All applications must be made via the UM Graduate School’s on-line application procedure.

All application materials must be submitted only through the UM Graduate School’s on-line application system. Application materials should not be sent directly to the department. The following items must be included in the on-line application:

  1. Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which is from a faculty member in the applicant’s major study area. The letter writers will need to submit their letter themselves through the on-line system.
  2. A statement of purpose
  3. Undergraduate/graduate transcript(s). Please arrange for the official transcript(s) to be sent directly from your university to the graduate school. Only the graduate school can post the transcript(s) to the application system.

It is also possible to submit supporting documentation through the UM Graduate School’s on-line application system, such as:

  • List of publications
  • Research interest areas
  • Prior work experiences relevant to biomolecular sciences

Please arrange for the IELTS/TOEFL score to be sent to the graduate school. The institutional code for the University of Mississippi is 1840. The department code for TOEFL is 99. GRE score is NOT required for admission.

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Contact Information:

To receive general information concerning our graduate programs, contact:

The University of Mississippi
School of Pharmacy
Department of BioMolecular Sciences
415W Faser Hall
University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: (662) 915-7330
Fax: (662) 915-5638

For more specific questions, contact the Graduate Program Coordinator of the relevant division:

Contact information for graduate programs

Program Graduate Program Coordinator Application Deadlines
Environmental Toxicology Dr. Kristine L. Willett
Phone: 662-915-6691
Fall: February 1
Spring: October 1
Medicinal Chemistry Dr. Jing Li
Phone: 662-915-7143
Fall: February 1
Spring: October 1
Pharmacognosy Dr. Cole Stevens
Phone: 662-915-5730
Fall: February 1
Spring: October 1
Pharmacology Dr. James A. Stewart
Phone: 662-915-2309
Fall: February 1
Spring: October 1