School of Applied Sciences
The University of Mississippi

Application Requirements

Applicants must hold an baccalaureate or graduate degree from an accredited institution and intend to participate in courses leading to a graduate certificate. In evaluating applications, the Admissions Committee takes into consideration the applicant’s grades and rank in his or her undergraduate degree. Additionally, the committee will review optional supporting documents such as letters of recommendation, statement of interest, and professional and personal accomplishments.

The IAA program requires official score reports for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) before admitting an applicant whose primary language is not English. For further details on the English language requirement, please see the OGE – Office of International Programs English proficiency requirements. 

Program Start Dates

2023: January 23, March 28, May 30, August 21, October 18

Application Deadline

The deadline to submit an application is one week prior to the program start date.