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Graduate School Opportunities 

For over 25 years Columbus State University has been offering graduate degrees.  It now provides masters and specialist degrees in more than 35 areas of study and a Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Leadership. Our purpose is to promote student achievement, research,scholarship, global learning, strategic partnerships,and engagement in discovery and practice.

There are three great reasons for you to do graduate work at CSU.  First, CSU offers exceptional  mentorship and professional partnerships.  You can expect one-on-one interactions with outstanding faculty and a close working relationship with your advisor.  Morevover, faculty mentors guide you to service, publication, presentation, and research opportunities.  

Second, CSU offers high-level opportunities for research, service, and teaching.  Whether through advanced degree programs or certificates, CSU provides real opportunities for  personal and professional growth. 

Finally, many of CSU's graduate programs offer great flexibility.  Most graduate classes in our  nationally accredited programs meet in the evenings and some are on the weekends. We also offer 14 online degrees, making access easier than ever before! 

College Open Houses....You're Invited!

The Graduate School would like to invite prospective students to meet with our faculty and staff to learn more about the program(s) of study in which you have an interest. The College of the Arts, Turner College of Business, College of Education and Health Professions, and College of Letters and Sciences will each hold a College Open House during the Fall and Spring.

Attending a College Open House will help you gain an understanding of the admissions requirements and program of study, learn more about degree options, and allow you to talk with professors who will advise you and likely teach some of your classes. Get your questions answered about the process of applying, graduate assistantships, and more.

These events are ideal for current Columbus State University undergraduate students who are considering graduate studies, career professionals looking for advancement, and recent college graduates wanting to obtain a Master's, Specialist, or Doctoral degree. You also have the option of enrolling in a certificate program to broaden or deepen your knowledge and skills.

Unsure about which college's open house you should attend? See the Program List by College for  guidance.  Check back here for dates of the next College Open Houses.

Additional Information 

CSU's graduate tuition for Georgia residents and non-residents is competitive.

Information to answer many financial aid and other prospective student questions is on the graduate admissions page of CSU's Admissions site.