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Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Admissions

Admission to the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program begins with applying through Graduate Admissions.


  • Completed admissions Application
    • Transcripts –For admission purposes, graduate enrollment services requires Official transcripts from the College and/or institution you received your undergraduate degree award. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to, which is the preferred method. If you graduated from Clayton State University, you do not need to request a copy of your degree award transcript.
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation required. Letters should comment on the applicant's potential for success in a graduate academic program. At least one letter should be from a previous professor or someone who can comment on the applicant's academic performance and/or ability.
  • A Statement of Interest that is no longer than 500 words. The statement should note the applicant's interest in pursing a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree by describing the importance of such a degree to the applicant's personal, intellectual, or career development.
  • All application materials must be submitted the Office of Graduate Admissions. Submit required application documentation to
  • Criminal Background Check (if admitted). For residents of Georgia: Georgia Criminal Information Center. For residents outside of Georgia: the appropriate state criminal background check.
  • Completion and submission of the Immunization Form (upon acceptance). For more information, please contact University Health Services at (678) 466-4940.

If you have questions about the graduate admission process, please send an e-mail to or contact Graduate Enrollment Services at (678) 466-4113.