Individuals seeking admission to a graduate program must submit the following to the Graduate Admissions Office, 291 Academic Administration Building, 504 College Drive, Albany, Georgia 31705:

  1. A completed official application form. (Application form is available from web site at
  2. A non-refundable application fee.
  3. Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  4. Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores. Test score time limit is five (5) years.
  5. Two current letters of reference. (See individual program information for specific requirements).
  6. Pre-Entrance Medical Record and Certificate of Immunization.
  7. All Nursing applicants must submit copies of their malpractice insurance and their License to Practice as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia. (See nursing program for more information).
  8. A Georgia Teaching Certificate required for all Education majors except School Counseling.

The student is responsible for contacting all institutions attended for the purpose of requesting transcripts. Students who have attended Albany State University should fill out a Request for ASU Transcript form available in Graduate Admissions.  Students are responsible for contacting testing agencies for transmittal of test scores to Albany State University.

Official acceptance or denial is verified by a letter from the Graduate Admissions Office. Students who are admitted and do not enroll for the semester in which they were admitted must submit another application if they want to attend a graduate program at a later date. Applicant records are maintained for one year only. Students who were previously enrolled and have not been in attendance for one or more semesters must apply to the Graduate Admissions Office for readmission.

Faculty members at ASU may be allowed to enroll in graduate classes with an approved graduate application by the academic officials. Please see “Faculty and Professional Staff Conflict of Interest” statement on page 13. If a faculty member is interested in pursuing a specific graduate degree, then he or she is encouraged to matriculate at another university.

Falsifying admission information and related documentation will result in immediate termination from the graduate program at Albany State University.