Information on University of Mississippi Programs Available to Displaced Workers

The University of Mississippi is an approved service-provider for the Mississippi Workforce Investment Act Programs such as TAA (Trade Adjustment Assistance), which are overseen by local Mississippi WIN Job Centers. UM officials work closely with area WIN Job Centers to help local residents further their education and retrain for future employment.

Please check with your local WIN Job Center to see if you are eligible* to receive benefits for any of the approved University of Mississippi programs. Please be aware that not all academic programs are approved for WIA assistance at each UM campus.

* All questions concerning a person’s eligibility for involvement in WIA programs should be directed to their local WIN Job Center.

Click here for the Mississippi WIN Job Center locations map that includes contact information.

WIN eligible UM programs by campus

Click on a campus name below to see a complete list of eligible programs available through that campus.

Booneville

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
  • Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Personnel
  • Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, emphasis in Elementary Ed.

The UM-Booneville site offers junior and senior-level college coursework for those who have completed freshmen and sophomore-level courses at the local community college or another institution. Graduate- level advanced degree programs are also offered at the Booneville campus. For more information on the academic programs offered at UM-Booneville, please contact:
The University of Mississippi Booneville
On Northeast MS Community College campus
101 Cunningham Blvd
Booneville, MS 38829
(Offices located at 105 Hargett Hall)
(662) 720-7781
Email: booneville@olemis.edu
Website: www.olemiss.edu/booneville

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Grenada

  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
  • Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction w/ emphasis in Elementary Education
  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership (K-12 Administration)

The UM-Grenada campus offers junior and senior-level college coursework for those who have completed freshmen and sophomore-level courses at the local community college or another institution. Graduate- level advanced degree programs are also offered at the Grenada campus. For more information on the academic programs offered at UM-Grenada, please contact:
The University of Mississippi Grenada
on the Holmes Community College- Grenada Center Campus
1060 Avent Drive
Grenada, MS 38801
(Offices located at the West entrance of the Administration Building, near the HCC Admissions Office.)
(662) 227-3384
Email: srniemey@olemiss.edu
Website: www.olemiss.edu/grenada

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Oxford

  • Certificate in Medical Assistant Information (non-credit certification course)
  • Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding Program (non-credit certification course)

Available in Fall 2010:

  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Program (non-credit certification course)
  • Certificate in Phlebotomy Technician Program (non-credit certification course)

For More Information on these non-credit certification programs, please contact:
Leteria M. McGee
UM Division of Outreach, Coordinator of Non-Credit Education
P.O. Box 879 , University, Mississippi 38677
(662) 915-1299
Email: lmcdonal@olemiss.edu

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Southaven

  • Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Mgmt Information Systems (MIS)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education in Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education in Secondary Education: English, Social Studies, or Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Paralegal Studies
  • Certification in Special Education (add-on endorsement to Class A, AA, AAA teaching license)
  • Certification in Gifted Education (add-on endorsement to Class A, AA, AAA teaching license)
  • Certification: Part-time Police Academy
  • Certification: Full-time Jailer Academy
  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction w/ emphasis in Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Personnel
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Master of Education in Professional Counseling
  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership (K-12 Administration)
  • Educational Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction

The UM-DeSoto campus offers junior and senior-level college coursework for those who have completed freshmen and sophomore-level courses at the local community college or another institution. A variety of graduate-level advanced degree programs are also offered at the DeSoto campus. For more information on the degree programs offered at UM-DeSoto, please contact:
The University of Mississippi- DeSoto
5197 W.E. Ross Parkway Southaven, MS 38671
(662) 342-4765
Email: southaven@olemiss.edu
Website: www.olemiss.edu/southaven

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Tupelo

  • Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Mgmt Information Systems (MIS)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education in Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education in Secondary Education: English, Social Studies, or Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Paralegal Studies
  • Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction w/ emphasis in Elem. and Secondary Education
  • Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Personnel
  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership (K-12 Administration)
  • Master of Education in Professional Counseling

The UM-Tupelo campus offers junior and senior-level college coursework for those who have completed freshmen and sophomore-level courses at the local community college or another institution. Graduate- level advanced degree programs are also offered at the Tupelo campus. For more information on the academic programs offered at UM-Tupelo, please contact:
The University of Mississippi Tupelo Advanced Education Center
1918 Briar Ridge Road, Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 844-5622
Email: tupelo@olemiss.edu
Website: www.olemiss.edu/tupelo

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STEP 1:

CONTACT YOUR LOCAL WIN JOB CENTER to see if you are eligible for benefits and if your chosen program of study is included in the approved programs list.

STEP 2

Contact the UM campus of your choice to find out more about academic program offerings, admissions requirements, and transfer-credit evaluations, etc.

University of Mississippi Oxford
UM Academic Support Center
350 Martindale Student Services Center University, Mississippi

(662) 915-5970, 
Email: asc@olemiss.edu
www.olemiss.edu/depts/asc/

University of Mississippi Tupelo
UM-Tupelo office located in the Advanced Education Center
at 1918 Briar Ridge Road Tupelo, MS
(662) 844-5622, Email: tupelo@olemiss.edu
www.olemiss.edu/tupelo

University of Mississippi DeSoto
UM-DeSoto office located at the DeSoto Center
5197 W.E. Ross Parkway Southaven, MS
(662) 342-4765, Email: southaven@olemiss.edu
www.olemiss.edu/southaven

University of Mississippi Booneville
UM-Booneville offices located on the Northeast MS Community College campus
in Booneville, 105 Hargett Hall
(662) 720-7781, Email: booneville@olemis.edu
www.olemiss.edu/booneville

University of Mississippi Grenada
The UM-Grenada offices located near the West entrance of the Administration Building on the Holmes Community College- Grenada Center Campus
1060 Avent Drive Grenada, MS
(662) 227-3384, Email: srniemey@olemiss.edu
www.olemiss.edu/grenada

STEP 3

Bring appropriate WIN application paperwork to your UM campus of choice to be completed by appointed UM staff. Please be sure to provide the UM staff with the contact information for the WIN Job Center you are applying to. This will include the address, telephone number, and a contact person at the WIN Center that you have been working with, if possible.

OXFORD:
Paige Davis, M.A., Director
The University of Mississippi
Teach Mississippi Institute
P.O. Box 729
11 E.F. Yerby Conference Center
University, MS 38677
U.S.A.
O: +1-662-915-7314 | F: +1-662-915-5138
pdavis1@go.olemiss.edu | tmi.olemiss.edu

TUPELO: See contact info above

SOUTHAVEN: See contact info above

BOONEVILLE: See contact info above

GRENADA: See contact info above

STEP 4

Make sure you are working with your WIN provider to complete all paperwork and requirements to be eligible for services.

STEP 5

Apply for admission to UM. Work with the staff from the UM campus you plan to attend. They can help you complete all application paperwork, schedule a time to meet with your academic advisor, and learn about course registration and orientation.

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