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Georgia Military College and Georgia Southern University provide pathways for post-Bachelor-level degree pursuits

(L-R) Lt. Gen William B. Caldwell, IV, USA (Ret), Georgia Military College president, and Carl Reiber, Ph.D., Georgia Southern University provost and executive vice president of Academic Affairs sign articulation agreement on March 8, 2024.

In the spirit of academic cooperation, Georgia Military College (GMC) and Georgia Southern University (GSU) have solidified an articulation agreement, emphasizing their commitment to academic collaboration. The agreement streamlines the transition of GMC Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) graduates into graduate programs offered at GS through the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, and the Parker College of Business.

Georgia Military College is dedicated to expanding avenues for students to realize their educational aspirations beyond the undergraduate level. In harmony with this ethos, Georgia Southern University extends its graduate programs to GMC BAS graduates, opening doors to advanced academic pursuits and career opportunities. Georgia Southern offers a diverse range of degree programs tailored to meet the evolving needs of today’s workforce.

“We are excited about this collaboration with Georgia Southern, which will undoubtedly enrich the academic landscape for our students and contribute to their professional growth,” said Lt. Gen William B. Caldwell, IV, USA (Ret), president of Georgia Military College. “This partnership offers a well-defined and supportive pathway for students pursuing graduate degrees, with both institutions committed to guiding and assisting students at every stage of their journey.”

Under this transformative agreement, GMC BAS graduates with enthusiasm for academic advancement can explore various program options at GSU, including the Georgia WebMBA® (WebMBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MSLSCM), Master of Criminal Justice and Criminology (MSCIC), Master of Public Administration (hybrid -track) (MPA), Master of Health Administration (MHA), Master of Public Health (MPH), alongside Graduate Certificates in Cybersecurity (CCyb), Logistics and Transportation (CLT), Nonprofit Management, Leadership, and Innovation (CNMU), and Public Health (PHC).

“Georgia Southern University is committed to providing leading-edge educational opportunities that ensure student success while meeting industry demands,” said Georgia Southern President Kyle Marrero. “We are proud to partner with Georgia Military College to offer a clear pathway to academic and career achievement with Georgia Southern’s valuable graduate degrees.”

For further details on the expansive opportunities made available through this agreement, interested parties are encouraged to contact either academic institution.

Georgia Military College is an accredited public-independent liberal arts college with multiple satellite locations throughout the state of Georgia, a Global Online Leadership College, and a main campus in Milledgeville serving both residential cadets and non-cadet/non-residential commuter students and intercollegiate athletes. GMC is a federally recognized Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) with 56% of the student body being minority students. A primary focus of Georgia Military College is awarding Associate Degrees and preparing students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.  A second focus is to provide pathways for students to attain their four-year Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree. Georgia Military College’s mission is to produce educated citizens and contributing members of society in an environment conducive to the development of the intellect and character of its students. “Start Here…Go Anywhere!” For more information about Georgia Military College, visit www.gmc.edu. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/georgiamilitarycollege, follow us on Twitter @GaMilCollege and Instagram @_georgiamilitarycollege.

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution founded in 1906, offers approximately 155 different degree programs serving more than 26,100 students through 10 colleges on three campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville and online instruction. A leader in higher education in southeast Georgia with expert faculty, the University is focused on public impact research and engaging learning opportunities through knowledge and know-how that prepare our students to take ownership of their lives, careers and communities. Visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu.

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