Step One: Mandatory Department ApplicationStep Two: Graduate ApplicationStep Three: Supporting Documentation

Mandatory Department Application

Please fill out the form below if you are interested in applying to the program

To access the UMMC Molecular Medicine Graduate Certificate Program application, visit UMMC’s application page and click the “Sign In” button at the upper right to create an account. You’ll receive a confirmation email with a link to verify your account.  

Once you’ve logged in to the main Workday application page, click “Admission Application Home” on the right-hand side of the page, then click the “Apply Now” button. 

On the Program of Study page, choose the following drop-down selections: 

    1. Academic Level: Graduate 
    2. Program of Study: Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Biochemistry (CT) 
      • The application website is in the process of being updated to say “Molecular Medicine.”
    3. Start Term: (your choice) 
    4. Campus: UMMC eCampus 
    5. Applicant Type: Certificate 

Click “Ok” to submit, and continue to enter your application information as prompted.  

If you encounter problems, please contact the Office of Enrollment Management by email at or by phone at 601-984-1080. 

Note: The recommended browsers, which must be Javascript enabled, are Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 11, or Firefox for Windows users and the latest version of Firefox for Macintosh and Linux users. 

Registration for classes is not permitted unless the applicant has received notification of acceptance to the Molecular Medicine Graduate Certificate Program. Registration for courses must be approved by the program director. No credit is given for any course for which a student is not officially registered. 

 Registration Process 

Registration requirements: 

    1. Online UMMC Molecular Medicine Graduate Certificate Program application form 
    2. Official transcript from each college attended 
    3. $25 non-refundable application fee 

For further guidance on the application process, please contact 

For more information, contact Program Director Dr. Bettye Sue Hennington, 601-955-9970 (no texts please). 

All students must have official transcripts from each college attended sent to the UMMC Office of Enrollment Management. All transcripts and documents submitted to the Office of Enrollment Management in support of an application become the property of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and will not be returned to an applicant or forwarded to another school or individual.

Transcripts and other supporting documents should be sent to:
Office of Enrollment Management,
University of Mississippi Medical Center,
2500 North State Street,
Jackson, MS 39216,
601-984-1080, 601-984-1079 (Fax).

UMMC also accepts e-transcripts, which must be sent directly to If your school of attendance uses e-transcripts, please note that our institution is listed as University of Mississippi Medical Center, All Admissions.

Applicants whose native language is not English and/or who have completed their tertiary education primarily outside of the U.S. must submit official scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Pearson Test of English -Academic (PTE-A) as evidence of English language proficiency.

Minimum scores for admission are:
TOEFL – Internet-Based Test (IBT) 79 or higher
TOEFL – Paper-Based Test (PBT) 550 or higher
IELTS 6.5 overall band score or higher
PTE-A 53 or higher