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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.

Sign Up for The 3MT Competition

The 2020 - 2021  Augusta University Three Minute Thesis Competition sponsored The Graduate School

Learn more about the competition and signup today.

New Program Spotlight

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This Fall we launched the new Master of Clinical Translational Science program. Check out what the program has to offer. 

Program Spotlight: MAISS

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The Master of Arts in Intelligence Systems is a fast growing program that is attracting students from diverse backgrounds. Check out the latest story in Jagwire about the program. 

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. Being in her third year, Lindsey started thinking about what she wanted to do following graduation. She decided she would like to continue with research and become a primary investigator with her own lab […]

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

Dr. Justin Xavier Moore

Identifying hotspots of low mammography screening in Black, Hispanic women

A young cancer epidemiologist who has already helped identify hotspots for geographic, racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer mortality in the United States is now looking at mammography screening rates in those hotspots.

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Intelligence and National Security Virtual Forum launches at Augusta University

Augusta University's Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies is proud to launch an “Intelligence and National Security Virtual Forum” this week as part of a new speaker series for the graduate program.

Drs. Babak Baban and Jack Yu

CBD helps reduce lung damage from COVID by increasing levels of protective peptide

One way CBD appears to reduce the “cytokine storm” that damages the lungs and kills many patients with COVID-19 is by enabling an increase in levels of a natural peptide called apelin.

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Finding its way to the top: How a cell surface receptor reaches its destination

Dr. Guangyu Wu is dissecting the molecular homing that enables a nascent protein to ultimately find its way to the surface of a cell as a mature receptor type that helps us taste, smell and even regulate our mood and immunity.