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BSN-PhD-Application Instructions

Application availability and deadline

The PhD in Nursing program admits once annually in the fall. The application deadline is December 15. If the application deadline is on a weekend, then the application deadline is on the first business day of the month.

Applications are available online beginning July 1, one year prior to the year of admission. Applications received less than two weeks prior to the deadline cannot be assured of adequate time for notification of any missing or incomplete documents.

How to apply

For a step-by-step guide to the doctoral program application process, download the doctoral quick-start guide. (.pdf)

For a list of additional instructions for PhD applicants, click here. (.pdf) For more information about admissions, click here.

Completed applications should include the following:

  • A complete application;
  • A nonrefundable $25 application fee paid by credit card or by check, made payable to the University of Mississippi Medical Center;
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended, submitted to the Office of Student Records and Registrar;
  • Curriculum vitae or professional résumé; 
  • Letters of reference from three individuals.


Additional information for applicants

  • All transcripts become the property of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and cannot be returned to the applicant or forwarded to another school or individual. Transcripts must be sent directly by the school to the Office of Student Records and Registrar.
    • Office of Student Records and Registrar
      University of Mississippi Medical Center
      2500 N. State St.
      Jackson, MS 39216-4505

  • Facsimile documents will not be accepted.
  • Report any name, address or phone number change to the Office of Student Records and Registrar.
  • Do not send application materials to the School of Nursing.
  • All grades, including failing grades and grades on repeat courses, are used to calculate preadmission grade point averages.
  • The applicant is responsible for notifying the Office of Student Records and Registrar of all changes to the plan of study.
  • Out-of-state tuition charges apply for all applicants that live outside the state of Mississippi.

For more information

If you have questions regarding the application process, please call (601) 815-0124 or (601) 984-1080.