DESCRIPTION OF OFFERINGS



Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Master of Science Degree (M.S.)

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership (Ed.S.)




Albany State University grants the Master's degree in Education (M.Ed.), Nursing (M.S.), Public Administration (M.P.A.), Business Administration (M.B.A.), and Criminal Justice  (M.S.), Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) and the Education Specialist degree (Ed.S.) in Educational Administration & Supervision. Albany State University also collaborates with Valdosta State University in offering the Ed.D. degree.


Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The M.B.A. is a general degree program offered by the College of Business with courses in accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing.



Master of Science Degree (M.S.)

The M.S. degree in Criminal Justice is offered by the Criminal Justice Department with concentrations in law enforcement, corrections, forensic science and public administration.



Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

The M.S.W. degree is offered by the College of Arts and Humanities to prepare students for clinical practice with vulnerable children, families and adults throughout the lifespan. Students can take additional courses that will prepare them academically for state clinical licensure examination for social workers (LCSW).



Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

The M.S.N. degree in Nursing is offered by the Department of Nursing with concentrations for the family nurse practitioner and nurse educator.



Master of Education (M.Ed.)

The M.Ed. degree is offered by the College of Education with concentrations in early childhood education, educational leadership, health and physical education, mathematics education, middle grades education, music education, science education (Broad field biology and chemistry), school counseling and special education. Music and English Education are not accepting applications at this time.



Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

The M.P.A. degree is offered by the Department of History, Political Science and Public Administration. Concentrations are offered in human resources administration, public policy, community development and health administration policy.



Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership (Ed.S.)

The Ed.S. degree offered in the College of Education is designed to prepare professional personnel for positions such as superintendents, associate or assistant superintendents, principals or policy planners.