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You may be looking into graduate study because you’re ready for a career switch. You may be seeking advancement in a job you already love. Whatever the motivation, you have something in common with all grad students, both former and current, at Clayton State: great, dedicated passion for your field.

Graduate Studies

The School of Graduate Studies supports that passion through master’s degrees in fields ranging from health care to business to education and beyond. You’ll work with faculty members known for their success both in scholarship and teaching, who can help you focus on and prepare for your professional goals. As you work toward your dream, our staff will be there to answer your questions and help keep you on track for graduation.

Degrees That Reach Goals

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Each of the eight master’s programs at Clayton State will challenge your critical thinking and research skills and will ask you to delve into the discourses of your field. From this, you’ll develop deeper understanding of your subject matter as well as the confidence to contribute to the field as a scholar—confidence you’ll take with you into the next stage of making your dream real.

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Academic Advisement

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Our program directors work with you to make sure that you take the courses you need for your degree plan. They’re experts at navigating program-completion requirements and can help keep you on track as you work toward graduation.

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Fund Your Degree

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We know a graduate degree is big investment. That’s why one of the ways we support dreams is by making sure you have access to the financial aid resources you need, such as loans and scholarships, as well as opportunities to participate in assistantships.

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Contact Us

Office Hours
Monday -  Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

University Center (UC) 205

Mailing Address
School of Graduate Studies
Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
University Center 205
Morrow, GA 30260


(678) 466-4114

Fax Number
(678) 466-4149

Graduate Admission's questions

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Pritul Patel ’17, MA in Liberal Arts in Mathematics

"“I chose to return to Clayton State [for graduate study] because I genuinely enjoyed the culture and environment here on campus. I have developed strong relationships with many staff and professors here at the university.”"

-Mariama Dallo '18 BBA in Management

Read more of Pritul’s story.