Refer to the SHRP General Admission Requirements Policy in PolicyTech for information.
Selection of applicants is made on a competitive basis, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status. For admission purposes, the School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) gives preference to residents of Mississippi, as defined by Miss. Codes §§ 37-103-7 and 37-103-13, and IHL Policy 610.
The number of students admitted to each department within the school is dependent upon the educational resources available to support the program.
The School of Health Related Professions currently only accepts admission applications from individuals who are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents. The School of Health Related Professions may choose to not accept applications from students who cannot demonstrate residency as defined by Miss. Codes §§ 37-103-7 and 37-103-13.
Meeting qualifications does not ensure admission, as selection of applicants is on a competitive basis. No applicant is accepted until the admissions process is complete, which may include an interview by members of the appropriate departmental admission committee. Applicants should not present themselves for interviews until requested as interviews are scheduled as required. Those applicants whom the appropriate departmental admission committee deem advisable to interview are notified well in advance.
Application deadlines are:
Technical standards for the School of Health Related Professions can be found in the SHRP General Admission Requirements Policy (in PolicyTech (item #3). Each department/program at the School of Health Related Professions has additional technical standards posted on their individual program's websites at www.umc.edu/shrp.
Tuition and fees for the current academic year can be found on the institutional website. Non-resident online students will pay in-state tuition. Tuition is subject to change pending information from the Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL). Please contact the Department of Student Accounting at (601) 984-1060 for further information.
Students have the right to complain without fear of retribution or retaliation from UMMC or its employees. Students should review the UMMC Student Complaint policy and may submit formal written complaints to the Office for Student Success within the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs using the institutional UMMC Student Complaint Form.
Each program at the School of Health Related Professions will have different technology/tool/supply requirements. Information will be provided to students during the onboarding process, in course syllabus documents, and on each individual program's Cost to Attend webpage located at www.umc.edu/shrp.
Refer to the following policies specific to the School of Health Related Professions:
Transfer of Credit information may be found in the SHRP General Admission Requirements Policy and on each program's website.