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The Road to a Better You Starts Here

A career in the medical field is something to which many people aspire, but they often believe their only options include doctors, nurses and dentists. While those are the most recognizable paths - there are countless other well-paid, rewarding careers in the medical field that work together to create a healthier Mississippi.

  • As a student of Mississippi’s only academic medical center, your advantages include expert classroom instruction, hands-on training, access to diverse patient populations and cutting-edge research opportunities.
  • Your professors are experts in their field who provide innovative, quality instruction.
  • We provide students the chance to build professional relationships and mentorships in your chosen field.
  • We may be your future employer! Many of our students go on to work with UMMC after their course of study is complete.

Our Community

Jackson is Mississippi’s big city with a small town feel. We're known for our southern hospitality, rich arts heritage, culinary charm, cultural attractions, outdoor recreation and sporting events. Discover the Jackson metro area for yourself.

The off-campus housing page is a great place to start looking for your new home away from home. Locate housing, find a roommate and browse furniture all in one place.

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Hear what our students are saying...
"I chose UMMC because it is the premier hospital in the state of Mississippi. Everyone wants to get here for clinical rotations—so why not be right here at the forefront of everything?"
—Sarah Jamison, BS in Nursing