How to Apply
Online or On Paper
Since our M.S. and Ph.D. programs are graduate programs, you must apply through the Graudate School. The Graduate School website now has a very conveneient meants for applying online, and includes the means by which you can submit names and contact information of recommenders. The Graduate School will then follow up with your recommendaers by sending an e-mail with instructions for completing the recommendation form/letter.
If you do not have electronic access you can find information for submitting a paper application here.
If you have any questions, please contact us!
All required tests
The Graduate School requires that all test scores be sent electronically directly from the testing center to the Graduate School. Paper copies of your scores will not be accepted. You can go here for contact information for all of the testing agencies. Scroll down to "Contact Information" on the page.
The Graduate Scool will only accept official transcripts. They must be designated as "Official" or "Certified". They must be sent in a sealed envelope to the Graduate School at this address:
The Graduate School
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848
DO NOT send your Official Transcripts to the Department of Pharmacognosy. We do not guarantee that they will arrive to the intended destination safely!
Other Supporting Materials
The Department of Pharmacognosy requires 3 letters of recommendation and a statement of personal goals. A Resume or Curriculum Vita is also required. The Graduate School's online application process now allows one to upload the personal statement of goals and resume/curriculum vita. You can also list the name and contact information of each person who will be making their recommenation, and they will be automatically contacted via e-mail with instructions for submitting their recommendation.
If you are submitting a paper application, please have all letters of recommendation and your c.v. and personal statement of goals sent to:
The Department of Pharmacognosy
PO Box 1848 - 443 FaserHall
University, MS 38677