Graduate Studies | About Us
The mission of Southern University at New Orleans School of Graduate Studies is to work collaboratively with all academic units to educate and train future scholars, teachers, and professionals and to produce knowledge and research in the fields and areas in which they will work.
Organization & History
The School of Graduate Studies is under the general supervision of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and is administered by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies. Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies, this office is responsible for the creation, monitoring, and continued improvement of all graduate programs and their curricula. It also assists with the establishment of admissions procedures, graduate-level policies, keeping records, budget management, faculty and student recruitment, processing applications to the various graduate studies programs, and providing support and professional development services for the individual graduate programs. The Associate Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies is additionally responsible for overseeing the accreditation process of all graduate programs.
Organization of the School of Graduate Studies
The University established the School of Graduate Studies to coordinate and support all graduate degree programs. The School of Graduate Studies consists of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies, a Graduate Admission Counselor/Recruiter, and an Administrative Assistant. The Associate Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies reports to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
The School of Graduate Studies is responsible for enforcing minimum general standards of graduate work at Southern University at New Orleans and for the coordination of graduate degree programs in the various schools and colleges. General policies and standards of the Graduate School are established by the Graduate Council. The responsibility for the detailed, day-to-day operations of graduate programs lies with the individual departments, schools, and colleges.