The Dean's Welcome

Welcome to The Graduate School

Dean WatskyAs Dean of The Graduate School at Augusta University, I’d like to take a moment to thank you for considering Augusta University for your graduate studies. We are excited to share with you the many opportunities waiting for you in The Graduate School.

Home to four campuses in Augusta and various satellite locations across Georgia, Augusta University is at the forefront of cutting-edge research focused on improving and enriching the human experience. Offering a full range of graduate programs and hands-on research opportunities, Augusta University is Georgia’s innovation center for education and research and is the state’s only public academic medical center.

The Graduate School oversees 48 graduate programs within the 10 colleges and schools that -house our graduate programs. Our newest programs taking center stage in the cyber world are our Master of Science with a Major in Security Management and Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Systems. Here, at The Graduate School, we are committed to providing programs that are relevant to today’s careers and goals. Some of our other more popular programs include our Biomedical Sciences PhD programs, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with numerous concentrations, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, as well as Master of Psychology, many education programs and more.

In addition to high quality programs and personalized education, The Graduate School also offers professional and leadership development opportunities including the Graduate Student Council and various seminars to help you as you grow within your program and career. We are dedicated to helping you achieve your fullest potential so you can make your mark on the world. We like to call The Graduate School a “Fit for Life,” meaning that what you learn here will be a lifelong fit for your dreams, aspirations and career goals.

I would like to encourage you to become a part of the Augusta University Graduate School community, where you can achieve your goals and find your fit for life.


Mitchell A. Watsky, PhD, FARVO
Dean of The Graduate School