Application for Graduate School

    This application is for students who wish to be admitted or readmitted to masters, doctoral, or post-secondary certificate program or those who wish to be enrolled as a non-degree seeking graduate student.

    If you have not already earned a bachelor's degree (or do not anticipate having earned one before your first semester at USM), please visit Undergraduate Admissions for additional information about applying as a first-time freshman or transfer student.


    Returning users:

    Log in to continue an application.

    First-time users:

    Create an account to start a new application.


    The University of Southern Mississippi (“the University”) is committed to the safety and security of the Southern Miss community.  Our annual federal compliance document contains crime statistics as well as policies, procedures, and programs concerning campus safety and security, including processes for responding to emergency situations or sexual offenses.   Among the crime statistics included are three years of statistics for certain types of crimes reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus building(s) or property(ies) or property(ies) controlled by the University and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus.  A copy of our annual federal compliance document can be downloaded from the University Police Department (UPD) website.  A copy may also be requested by contacting UPD at 601-266-4986 or at Bond Hall, 1st Floor West, Hattiesburg, MS 39406.