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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

Health Sciences Campus

Pavilion III

(706) 721-3278

(706) 721-6829


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Graduate School Announcements & Events



The Graduate School Fall Hooding Ceremony

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December 9, 2021
6:00 PM by invitation only

Livestream Link for virtual viewing

Spring Break Trip

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April 2 - 7, 2022
Tarpon Springs, FL

Graduate School News

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Three-Minute Thesis winner presents findings to University System of Georgia

After graduating, Augusta University doctoral student Shannon Barwick hopes to pursue a career in medical education.

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New method gives rapid, objective insight into how cells are changed by disease

TDAExplore takes the detailed imaging provided by microscopy, pairs it with a hot area of mathematics called topology and the analytical power of artificial intelligence to give a new perspective on changes in a cell and where they happen, says Dr. Eric Vitriol, cell biologist and neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia.  

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Sullivan named dean of The Graduate School at Augusta University

“I am delighted that Dr. Sullivan has agreed to become the new dean of The Graduate School,” said Dr. Neil MacKinnon, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost.

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Augusta University’s enrollment has increased more than 15% since fall 2015

“This continued and sustained growth illustrates that Augusta University is a destination of choice," said Dr. Neil J. MacKinnon, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

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