Georgia State University

Category: Tier 1 research institution | State: GA

About Georgia State University

Georgia State University, an enterprising public research university in the heart of Atlanta, and with two-year campuses across the metro Atlanta area, is a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds. The university provides its world-class faculty and more than 51,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century's great global cities. Georgia State offers over 200 majors and minors, the largest selection of programs in the state, and is recognized as a national leader in creating innovative pathways to increasing retention and graduation rates. Whether pursuing an Associates, Bachelors or Graduate level degree, Georgia State University has a program of study for every learner.

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Why you should attend?

Georgia State University is an excellent choice for military service members and veterans because of its access to many on and off-campus resources and for the tremendous services and support extended to them by and through the University. Its urban campus, located in downtown Atlanta, offers great opportunities to network with local, state, and national companies, and is within easy access to multiple military installations. Georgia State offers a wide variety of academic areas to begin, continue, and reach academic goals. Perimeter College is the access college at Georgia State University, providing a great option for military and veteran students seeking an Associates degree either online or at one of their five two-year campuses, with all six campuses providing the same great service and support.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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