1785
Administration Building, Athens, GA 30602

School Details

The Georgia General Assembly granted a charter to the University of Georgia in 1785 making the school the “birthplace of the American system of public higher education.” The site was chosen and the college was established in 1801 conferring its first set of graduates just three years later. Based on the principles of “teaching, research, and service,” the University of Georgia houses seventeen colleges and schools and currently enrolls 34,475 undergraduate and graduate students.

The University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees, along with professional degrees in law, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine. The University of Georgia has recently launched UGAonline in order to expand online programs, including undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs.

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Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

All Programs

Art & Liberal Arts

Master of Fine Arts in Narrative Media Writing Master of Music Education Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Classical Languages

Business

Bachelor of Business Administration Master of Business & Technology Master of Science in Financial Planning

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Certificate in Agricultural & Environmental Law (Great Plains IDEA)

Education

Education Specialist in Educational Psychology, Gifted & Creative Education Graduate Certificate eLearning Design Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Certificate Instructional Technology for Teaching Master of Education in Educational Psychology Master of Education in Learning, Design & Technology, Instructional Design & Development Master of Education in Learning, Leadership & Organization Development Master of Education in Middle Grades Education Master of Education in Reading Education / New & Digital Literacies Master of Education in Workforce Education Master of Music Education

Healthcare

Graduate Certificate Clinical Trials Design & Management Graduate Certificate in Pre-Professional Speech Language Pathology Graduate Certificate International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences Master of Science in Foods & Nutrition / Community Nutrition Master of Science in Pharmacy / International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences

Math & Science

Certificate in Agricultural & Environmental Law (Great Plains IDEA) Graduate Certificate in Animal Science (Great Plains IDEA) Master of Avian Health & Medicine Master of Food Technology