School of Education Graduate Studies Office


The Graduate Studies Office at the School of Education provides support to a variety of graduate programs in counselor education (school or clinical mental health), higher education, educational leadership (K-12) and teacher education (early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education).

Paving the way for Student Success

The Graduate Studies Office supports students on their journey from application to graduation. We understand how important it is to be easily accessible to current and prospective students. Whether it is receiving email correspondence regarding an application update or finding out information surrounding required Graduate School forms, we are here to help. Let us help you make the next move!

The School of Education prepares its graduate students to be effective and professional educators, administrators, skilled practitioners, and advocates for diverse learners. The SOE enrolls over 700 students in M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs each year. Our world-class faculty members are dedicated to student achievement and success with research, teaching, service and mentorship.

The School of Education boasts the highest number of graduate enrollment at the University of Mississippi.

Graduate Programs

The School of Education boasts the largest selection of residential and online graduate programs, offering students abundant opportunities to explore a diverse range of fields.

Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships

The Graduate Studies Office understands how important it is for current and prospective students to feel supported. The School of Education is home to a plethora of graduate scholarship opportunities. Through scholarships, our students can focus on their studies with limited financial burden. 

In addition to scholarships, the School of Education has multiple graduate assistantship opportunities. A graduate assistantship allows our students to gain hands on experience working alongside School of Education faculty and staff while having financial support. This support allows our students to be successful in their respective graduate programs. If you are interested in becoming a graduate assistant, please visit our Graduate Assistantships page. 

Meet Our Team

Our faculty & staff are here to assist you. Let us help you on your journey from student to scholar!
Denise Soares

Denise Soares

  • Assistant Dean, Director of Graduate Studies, Professor of Special Education, and Interim Director of the National Center for School-University Partnerships
Mary Bramlett

Mary Bramlett

  • Academic Counselor - NCSUP/Bridge Program Manager
Ryan Krance

Ryan Krance

  • Graduate Assistant
Caroline McAuley

Caroline McAuley

  • Graduate Assistant
  • Licensing Insight

    We are here to help you navigate the licensure and certification process.

    MDE Certification Information
  • Application Process FAQ

    Navigate with Confidence: Dive into our FAQ section for tailored solutions to the Graduate School's most common inquiries.

    Frequently Asked Questions
  • Educators as Reflective Professionals

    The University of Mississippi’s Mission and Core Values are reflected in the School of Education’s Conceptual Framework.

    Conceptual Framework