Graduate Services

Grad Student Spotlight

Posted On February 20, 2018

Arts & Sciences Grad Student Spotlight



Josephine Misaro


Program: Master’s Program in Gerontology

Previous Education: Master’s degree in Sociology

Professional Interest: I am a university lecturer in my home country, Kenya. I will continue teaching in a research institution and engaging in research activities aimed at improving quality of life… more »

Non-Degree & Transient Admission

Posted On February 8, 2018

The College of Arts & Sciences provides the opportunity for students who are not in direct pursuit of a graduate degree to take courses in some departments.  Applicants seeking the status of non-degree or transient student are subject to the same fees and application restrictions of other applicants, although departmental standards for admission may vary.

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Funding Your Education

Posted On September 17, 2014

Funding Your Education

Graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences have access to a wide variety of funding sources, many of which are listed below.

Graduate Assistantships

Each A&S departments offers a limited number of graduate teaching, research, and laboratory assistantships. Assistantships provide stipends and tuition waivers for up to 20 hours or… more »

Continuous Enrollment

Posted On August 28, 2014

As part of the university’s continuous enrollment policy, students in all graduate programs must maintain enrollment totaling 6 hrs (or more) over all consecutive three semester periods (including summers). In other words, the total enrollment of the current term plus the two terms preceding it must add to 6 hours or more at all times.

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Newly Admitted – Next Steps

Posted On October 17, 2013

Welcome to graduate study in the College of Arts & Sciences at Georgia State University. The following will assist you in the enrollment process.

New Graduate Student Orientation & Registration Events

Each fall and spring semester, the Office of Graduate Services will host orientation activities, including our New Student Registration Events.  These drop-in events provide guided assistance with… more »

Reentry Admission

Posted On October 17, 2013

Reentry or return to active status for the College of Arts & Sciences is handled through the Office of Graduate Services.

A continuing student is subject to reentry if he or she meets any one of the following criteria:

has not registered for courses at Georgia State during any of the previous three semesters; has not registered… more »