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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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Graduate School Announcements

Welcome Aboard Dr. Jennifer Sullivan

Jennifer Sullivan

Meet our new Interim Dean, Jennifer Sullivan, PhD FAHA. Learn about her commitment to graduate education.

Fall 2020 Virtual Hooding Ceremony

President Keel

Save the date: December 10, 2020 at 7PM.  Click to view more details about the event. 

I AM Project

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Submit your I AM photo to The deadline has been extended to Dec. 14th
Click to learn more details. 

Evans GA named the #1 Best Place to Live in America

A thumbnail of video has name Evans, GA as the number #1 place to live in America. Learn more about it.

Graduate School Highlights

photo from article Ramirez Receives Porter Physiology Development Fellowship

Ramirez Receives Porter Physiology Development Fellowship

Lindsey Ramirez is a third year PhD Candidate in Dr. Jennifer Sullivan’s lab in the Department of Physiology at Augusta University. When asked, “Why a Biomed PhD?”, Lindsey responded, “We are only beginning to scratch the surface of how devastating diseases affect organ systems and the person as a whole. Since these diseases are rarely […]

photo from article The American Heart Association Heart Walk during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The American Heart Association Heart Walk during the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 has been a whirlwind of a year so far and we’re only half way through. Back in January 2020, many entities at Augusta University (AU) began raising funds for the American Heart Association (AHA) through a local event called the “Heart Walk.” All of the individuals who were raising funds were excited to be […]

Covid-19 virus

Augusta University Alumna Creates the Iconic COVID-19 Image

  Have you ever wondered who created the illustration that is now associated with the novel coronavirus? It is one of our very own Augusta University (AU) alumna!  Alissa Eckert was charged with creating the image that is known across the globe. Eckert, works as a medical illustrator for the Centers of Disease Control and […]

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PhD Student presents her research to the Board of Regents

When Helen Kaiser was asked to give a presentation about her research to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, she jumped at the opportunity. This presentation experience would fit right in with Helen’s plans for her future career. The Board of Regents of the University System […]

Graduate School News

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Cannabinoids may help limit secondary damage of TBIs

In the hours and days after a traumatic brain injury, inflammation inside the brain can accelerate to the point that more damage occurs, says a scientist working to better understand whether interventions like cannabinoids can improve patient outcomes.

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AU Values Week: Henry Claussen’s journey with excellence

Augusta University is celebrating excellence on Wednesday, Nov. 11 during the third annual Values Week. One student who embodies excellence in the AU community is Henry Claussen, an Augusta native and PhD student in the biostatistics program.

Doctors in lab

Vitamin C’s effectiveness against COVID may hinge on vitamin’s natural transporter levels

High doses of vitamin C under study for treating COVID-19 may benefit some populations, but investigators exploring its potential in aging say key factors in effectiveness include levels of the natural transporter needed to get the vitamin inside cells.


U.S. Army uses Dental College of Georgia’s 3D nasal swabs for COVID-19 testing

When The Dental College of Georgia first started 3D printing nasal swabs to use in COVID-19 testing, it was making enough for the Augusta area. Now, that same design is helping Army personnel across the nation.