The mission of the School of Graduate Studies Research (SGSR) is to work collaboratively
with all academic units to educate and train future scholars, teachers, researchers
and professionals and to produce knowledge and research in the fields and areas in
which they will work. To carry out this mission, SGSR serves as the chief academic
advocate for graduate education at FAMU, and is responsible for the following:
Recruiting, enrolling and retaining domestic and international students.
Ensuring a well-facilitated graduate admission process.
Managing graduate tuition waivers, fellowships, assistantships and scholarships.
Working with graduate student organizations.
Promoting, encouraging and supporting graduate student research.
Helping undergraduates prepare for and gain admittance to graduate school through
the Graduate Feeder Scholars’ program.
Handling processes related to graduate faculty and creating programs that facilitate
Overseeing the dissertation and thesis process.
Ensuring compliance with all SACS graduate and professional accreditation standards.
Engaging in the review and approval of new and revised graduate programs.
Encouraging new program ideas and intellectual pursuits.
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