School of Graduate Studies and Research



History, Mission and Objectives

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 faculty development.
  • 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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515 Orr Drive
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(850) 599 3000
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