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The Graduate School provides leadership, vision and oversight for many of the Augusta University graduate programs as well as support for graduate students and faculty. 

The Graduate School prepares successful and innovative leaders, scholars, researchers, educators and clinicians to advance their field and impact their community and the world.  Currently, The Graduate School offers over 45 graduate degree and advanced certificate programs. The wide range of doctoral, specialist and master’s degree programs, as well as graduate certificate programs offered, provide outstanding training, research, clinical and educational opportunities.  

The Graduate School aims to provide a rich intellectual, academic and research environment for educating students to become leaders in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge. To help facilitate this, our graduate faculty members are selected based on experience in research, scholarship and education. They are drawn from the faculties of Augusta University’s College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Hull College of Business, Dental College of Georgia, College of Education, College of Science and Mathematics, College of Nursing, School of Computer & Cyber Sciences and the Medical College of Georgia. Class sizes are small, and the faculty excels in cultivating and modeling supportive, collegial and professional relationships with students. 

With outstanding programs in Allied Health, Biological and Computational Mathematics, Biomedical Sciences, Bimolecular Science, Biostatistics, Business, Computer and Cyber Science, Education, Intelligence and Security Studies, Medical Illustration, Nursing, and Public Administration- earning a graduate degree from Augusta University is time well spent! 



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The Graduate School

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Pavilion III

(706) 721-3278

(706) 721-6829


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Graduate School Announcements & Events


The STAR Summer Program

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The Summer Student Training and Research Program Application is now open.

New Program: PhD with a major in Computer and Cyber Sciences

Steve Coughlin

Accepting applications for the Fall 2021 Semester.

New Program: MS in Epidemiology

Steve Coughlin

Accepting applications for the Fall 2021 Semester. 


The Graduate School Spring Hooding Ceremony

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May 12, 2021 at 6:00 PM

James Brown Arena

TGS White Coat Ceremony

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June 11, 2021 at 5:30 PM

Maxwell Theater

By Invitation Only

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Graduate School News

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Graduation Week 2021: Ghada Omer-Attia

Ghada Omer-Attia began her teaching career as a teen in Sudan and has been teaching language ever since. On May 13, she will receive her Doctor of Education in Educational Innovation at Augusta University.

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Cell reprogramming could aid spinal cord injury recovery

Dr. Hedong Li is principal investigator on a two-year, $423,000 Exploratory/Development Research grant from the National Institutes of Health that is enabling his team to use a construct he has engineered to aid repair of an injured spinal cord by making new neurons available.

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Obesity, high-salt diet pose different cardiovascular risks in females, males

Younger and younger women are getting cardiovascular disease. Why? Their salt sensitivity and obesity have caused them to lose the natural protection youth and estrogen provide, MCG scientists say.

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Watch students in action during ‘Three Minute Thesis’ final competition

The Graduate School at Augusta University is hosting the final competition for its annual Three Minute Thesis.

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