Our 150+ distinctive graduate degree programs across nine colleges, schools and institutes will take you anywhere you want to go.
Whether you’re pursuing one or multiple graduate degrees, the choices for charting your own way are plentiful. Our 150+ distinctive graduate degree programs across nine colleges, schools and institutes will take you anywhere you want to go.
The Comprehensive Intervention Model (CIM) is a well-coordinated, Response to Intervention seamless design for providing intervention services to struggling readers. The CIM is a systemic model for reversing the reading failures of struggling readers through layered interventions, including differentiated classroom instruction and supplemental interventions in small groups or one-to-one. The goal is two-fold. In kindergarten through third grade, the goal is to increase the overall literacy achievement by the end of the third grade and to reduce the number of children identified with learning disabilities within 1.5% or less of the general population. In fourth through sixth grade, interventions focus on research-based strategies for reading and writing in the content areas.
The year-long computer science endorsement program is designed for teachers who are interested in adding the field of computer science education to a current, renewable teaching certificate held in a content area other than computer science. Applicants' certificate level must be level 4 or higher and at any grade level pre-kindergarten through 12th grade or another eligible field. Candidates who successfully complete the program are prepared to effectively teach computer science courses at the pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade level. The program has four courses and begins in fall semester each year. In the fall, students take one class about digital literacy and cybersecurity. In the spring, students take one class about computational thinking and human-computer interaction. During the summer, students take two classes: A programming course designed specifically for future computing teachers and a computer science teaching methods course. During the fall and spring semesters, we offer frequent Saturday office hours for candidates who want to meet face-to-face with each other or the instructors to ask questions or work on assignments.
The Computer Science M.S. program offers students a wide variety of research and technology areas of focus including: Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Deep Learning Computer Architecture Database Data Mining Big Data Graphics and Visualization Networks Security and Privacy Parallel and Distributed Computing Cloud Computing Cyber Physical Systems Internet of Things (IoT) Programming Languages Algorithms Simulation and Software Engineering A Bioinformatics concentration and Security & Privacy concentration are available.
A baccalaureate or master’s degree in computer science, or its equivalent, is required for admission to the Ph.D. program. The department encourages applications from high-tech and teaching professionals and those with non-computer science but closely related degrees. Pursuing the Ph.D. program part-time is possible, so working professionals are encouraged to consider applying. Competitive financial aid is available for full-time Ph.D. students, along with tuition waivers. Ph.D. Admission Requirements – Requirements for admission to the Ph.D. degree program Ph.D. Degree Requirements – Requirements for completing the Ph.D. degree Ph.D. (Bioinformatics Concentration) Degree Requirements – Requirements for completing the Ph.D. degree with a concentration in bioinformatics For the latest information about required courses, view the Department of Computer Science website.
Learn to design online training and educational programs for organizations of all sizes with Georgia State’s online graduate certificate in corporate learning. Four courses from the master of science program in instructional design and technology come together to make up this 12-hour certificate. Professionals who know how to design online training programs are in high demand. Corporations and businesses of all sizes need instructional designers and e-Learning specialists who know how to: Present content of all lengths and complexity Create engaging learning experiences Gather learning analytics for the purposes of tracking impact and outcomes Alumni are working in a variety of education and training roles in government agencies, the military, nonprofit organizations, large corporations and businesses of all sizes. Whether you want to advance in your current organization, or switch career directions in instructional design or human performance technology, the current market for graduates with these skills is good. Coursework will have you designing, managing and evaluating corporate learning solutions, which means you can put to use the competencies you develop right away in job-related situations.
Counseling psychology is an applied specialty within the field of psychology that has focused on client strengths, the interaction between the person and the environment, career development and multiculturalism. The Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Validation can be attested by contacting the APA Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242; telephone 202-336-5979; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Completion of the doctoral program contributes to students’ eligibility to become licensed and practice as a psychologist. The Ph.D. in counseling psychology is designed for students who want to pursue careers as university professors, researchers, psychotherapists or directors of psychological services. Our program classes are in downtown Atlanta near five American Psychological Association-accredited pre-doctoral internship sites, where our students can take advantage of practicum training opportunities. Student Admissions, Outcomes and Other Data for Georgia State Counseling Psychology Program
Our counselor education and practice degree is for you if you are interested in educating, training and supervising future clinical mental health, rehabilitation or school counselors. This program is also for those interested in research, social justice and advocacy in the counseling profession. Move forward towards obtaining a doctorate degree to better enhance your career choices. Our Ph.D. degree is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). This program allows future students to generate their own research, critically enhance their counseling competencies and learn new skills in teaching and supervision. Upon completion, students teach and supervise in university settings, work in community agencies as clinicians and administrators and become directors of practice and research institutes. Program Performance Data 2018-2019 Students also have the capability to continue specializing and developing areas of expertise in: Multicultural counseling Play therapy with children and adolescents Trauma and stress LGBTQ issues in counseling and counselor education Disability, health and chronic illness Suicide and crisis Program evaluation Quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methodologies
The M.A. program in creative and innovative education (MACIE) is designed for people who wish to further their knowledge about children as creative thinkers and innovative makers. Our graduates work in diverse fields, such as business, nonprofits, the creative arts, kindergarten through 12th grade education and community outreach organizations. Education courses provide students with a background in child development theories, learning strategies, critical and creative thinking skills and examinations of children’s lives in contemporary society, all through the lens of creative education Additional coursework in business, policy, education or the arts allows students to focus on content that will prepare them for their specific goals Apprenticeships connect students with organizations and businesses in the metro-Atlanta area to expand their knowledge and skills in areas such as nonprofit organizations, start-up companies, after-school programs and teacher leadership Note: This program does not prepare students to earn a Georgia teaching credential.
The Department offers the M.A., the M.F.A. in poetry or fiction, and the Ph.D. with concentrations in literary studies, rhetoric and composition, and creative writing. The Department also actively supports the Graduate English Association’s goals to assist graduate students by providing helpful teaching resources, professional development tips, and a sense of community. For the latest information about required courses, view the Department of English website.
The Ph.D. program in English, Concentration in Creative Writing, is one of the top 15 in the U.S., as ranked by Poets & Writers. The program offers graduate students the opportunity to work closely with our award-winning faculty while living and writing in Atlanta, an international city with a vibrant literary culture. Our students publish—recently with Random House, Algonquin Books, St Martin’s, Alice James Books, Bloomsbury, Anhinga Press and Louisiana State University Press—and win important prizes and fellowships, including the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, the Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from The Sewanee Writers’ Conference and the Georgia Author of the Year Award. Our faculty include David Bottoms, Beth Gylys, John Holman, Sheri Joseph and Josh Russell. Visiting writers & editors enrich the program by giving readings and leading workshops and Q&As. Students may qualify for teaching assistantships, editorial assistantships and fellowships.
The Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and Criminology program is designed to train researchers and teacher-scholars in criminal justice and criminology. The program provides intensive one-on-one mentorship, a flexible curriculum, and core teaching and research skills that enable graduates to excel in university settings as well as research think tanks. Current and former doctoral students are involved in presenting their research at regional and national conferences. Faculty members in the department have involved doctoral students in their research projects, resulting in numerous publications with students. In addition, graduate students help plan and attend research colloquia and participate in student governance.
The online master's degree in criminal justice administration blends courses in criminal justice and criminology with managerial principles and practices in public management. The criminal justice system is affected and influenced by social, political, and economic factors. The Georgia State online CJ approach will have you studying these interconnected facets, including: How offenders and victims fit within the criminal justice system. How society influences and is influenced by crime and criminal justice institutions. Evidence-based solutions for crime prevention and restorative justice practices. Knowledge of how governments fund the criminal justice system and the financial challenges they face to support services The degree prepares you to: Lead and manage in criminal justice systems at the local, state and federal levels. Think critically to solve problems and make decisions that affect short- and long-term outcomes for the institutions you lead. Articulate and apply a set of ethical principles in the criminal justice system that comports with democratic values and respect for human rights. Understand and analyze research on crime and criminal justice policy. Communicate and interact productively with a diverse and changing workforce and citizenry. Our graduates gain a sophisticated understanding of the ways in which law enforcement, judicial and correctional institutions interact with other segments of government and society to administer high-functioning, forward-thinking and humane justice systems.
Crime and criminal justice are at the forefront of national policy and practice. The increasing emphasis on professional preparation in criminal justice careers places additional academic demands on the in-service professional. To meet this need, Georgia State’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology offers a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in criminal justice, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy degree in criminal justice and criminology. Ranked No. 18 in Criminology U.S. News & World Report, 2022
The Ed.D. program in curriculum and instruction prepares master teachers to become instructional leaders and curriculum specialists who wish to develop expertise in advocacy for equity in teaching and learning, curriculum theory, and development and pedagogical leadership. Our Ed.D. program consists of a rigorous, collaborative, interdisciplinary program that promotes an understanding of the complex dynamics among theory, research and practice. Our graduates are empowered scholar-educators who advocate for social justice and educational equity at the classroom, school, district and state levels. Grounded in educational research, our interdisciplinary courses offer students the opportunity to conceptualize, theorize, dialogue, problem-pose, problem-solve, create and evaluate a wide range of educational theories, practices and policies related to curriculum and instruction. Concentrations include art education, early childhood and elementary education, language and literacy education, mathematics education, middle-level education, foreign language education, music education, science education and social studies education. Education programs leading to professional licen ...
Robinson’s M.S. in Data Science and Analytics program will empower you with an extremely attractive skill set: the ability to make sense of structured and unstructured data and solve companies’ complex problems.
- Online application and $50 application fee
- Video interview as part of the online application
- Test scores – GMAT or GRE
- College transcripts
- Personal statement
- Resume – Work experience preferred but not required.
Georgia residents: $39,000
Non-Georgia residents: $45,000
Nonrefundable seat deposit: $250
Tuition is subject to change. Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics students may be required to complete prerequisite courses for an additional fee. Students will be informed if this is the case by the admissions committee.
The Big Data and Machine Learning (BDML) concentration of the Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics is a three-semester program designed to train professionals in the rapidly growing field of data science. Data science lies at the intersection of computer science, statistical methodologies, and a wide range of application domains. It focuses on the generation, processing, and analyzing of vast amounts of data. The BDML concentration responds to the growing need for highly qualified professionals who can transform big data into practical and valuable insights. In general terms, data scientists create actionable and valuable insights from data. Students in this program will gain the technical and soft skills that industry increasingly expects from data scientists. The concentration targets employment for students in industries related to the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, health and remote‐sensing data, as well as top research and development (R&D) labs. The BDML concentration offers strong preparation in statistical analysis, machine learning, information retrieval, and the management and analysis of massive data sets. The courses in the concentration focus on topics such as reproducible data analysis, collaborative problem solving, data and knowledge visualization and communication, as well as privacy and ethical issues that arise in data science.
You will be part of the Center for Digital Innovation, a college-level interdisciplinary research center on digital innovation that focuses on adding value and addressing high-impact problems in business and society. You will receive a Ph.D. in computer information systems and leave prepared for a career at a major research university.
In consultation with the Ph.D. coordinator and other faculty, you will configure a program of study that will include subject matter seminars in information systems and other disciplines, a rigorous sequence of research methods courses (e.g., econometrics, statistics, computational techniques, experimental design, qualitative techniques), a course in theory development, and a course in university teaching. A collaborative mentoring approach is used for your ongoing scholastic development. From the start of the program, you will work closely with one or more faculty members.
Our faculty are ranked among the leading scholars in information systems and routinely publish their work, often in collaboration with current and former Ph.D. students, in the best scholarly journals in information systems and other disciplines.
Students typically offset the cost of the program through an assistantship that includes full tuition waivers. Contact us for information on tuition and funding your doctoral studies.
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Hatching an idea is one thing. Executing it is a whole different ball game. Many great ideas fail because the people behind them lack the skills to bring them to fruition. Robinson’s Certificate in Disruptive Innovation and Entrepreneurship fills that knowledge gap.
Over the course of the program, students not only explore tools that stimulate creative thinking but also design compelling value propositions, develop viable and profitable business models, and learn to pitch to investors.
- Online application and $50 application fee
- College transcripts
- Personal statement
- Resume – Work experience is valuable but not required.
Georgia residents: $4,058 per semester
Non-Georgia residents: $8,912 per semester
Nonrefundable seat deposit: $250
Tuition is subject to change.
Please note: the above tuition rates apply to new non-degree-seeking students. Current master's students who embed a certificate within their degree will be charged at a different rate. See the Tuition tab below to learn more.
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