"With a commitment to student success in a more intimate atmosphere, I found that I had individual attention from all my professors, which has been a great inspiration!"
Medical Scholar Program
Augusta University, founded in 1828, is one of only four public research universities in the state of Georgia, and the only one with a nationally recognized academic health center. Augusta University offers more than 120 degrees within nine colleges and schools and has campuses and off-site instructional programs throughout the state.
Students are taught by some of the most prestigious scientists, clinicians, scholars and artists in the nation. Augusta University faculty members are not only insightful and expert instructors, they are also dedicated to inspiring students and work outside of the classroom to help students achieve an educational experience unlike any other.
Augusta's mission is to provide leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care and service as a student-centered comprehensive research university with a wide range of programs from learning assistance through postdoctoral studies. It is this student-centric approach to higher education that is fueling Augusta's undergraduate expansion.
Augusta University is known for its high academic quality and student-focused environment. The academic experience is enriched through strong institutional support for study abroad programs and the Honors Program.
Open to students in every major, the Honors Program seeks to challenge students intellectually, enhance their interpersonal communication skills and prepare them for a culturally diverse society. It is not a separate degree program, but is designed to augment the course work required for a degree.
Career Services engages students early and often throughout their time at Augusta University to help them succeed both academically and professionally, from career assessments, exploration and job shadowing resources to intern and co-op experiences that complement the classroom experience. We also help students prepare for competitive graduate programs and employment opportunities through mock interview, resume assistance and guidance on networking, business etiquette and more. Our services are customized to help students with their professional development goals to ensure that student success and employer satisfaction go hand in hand.
Students have access to adventure through more than 20 study abroad opportunities. Augusta University also offers a variety of study away programs. Studying abroad or away gives students a global perspective and memories they will carry forever. Program change from year to year, so there is an opportunity for everyone.
"Augusta University was the perfect choice for me. Small class sizes, affordable tuition
and a great campus in a friendly town - it's got everything. I'm glad I chose to come
Marisa, Senior - Marketing
"Ever since I decided dentistry was the field for me, I knew that Augusta University was the right choice. The Dental Scholar Program is proof the university is as dedicated to my mission as I am."
Dental Scholars Program
Health-related jobs are in high demand. At Georgia's only public academic health center, our students learn from faculty who are internationally recognized as research, practice and thought leaders..
At Augusta University, you have the opportunity to start developing your core requirements to continue onto a program in the College of Nursing or College of Allied Health Sciences.
Take the fast track and gain acceptance into Georgia's only public medical school or only dental school before you finish high school! At Augusta, we have Medical and Dental Scholars Programs where you can earn a Bachelor of Science degree and also guarantee your acceptance into the Medical College of Georgia or College of Dental Medicine, provided you meet the specific requirements.
The Center for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship (CURS) at Augusta University offers undergraduates the opportunity to build close working relationships with faculty and peers.
At Augusta University, we provide undergraduates the opportunity to build close working relationships with faculty and peers. Today's competitive job market is forcing dramatic changes in higher education. Students aren't simply being asked to memorize pages of lecture notes; instead, undergraduates are challenged to become active contributors to the development and dissemination of new knowledge in their field of study.
CURS offers students the opportunity to perform cutting-edge research and do real scholarly or creative work as undergraduates. We work closely with Augusta University faculty to ensure programs are developed that meet the needs of the faculty and students.
"I would definitely recommend all incoming students take advantage of the programs and opportunities that Augusta University offers. Being able to work in a graduate level lab, not only was I able to see what real scientists would do, but I was also trained that way."
Asma, 2016 Graduate
Cyber Security is crucial to the future of healthcare. As the industry transitions to digital records, guarding patient's information is paramount. As the area's foremost proponent of Cyber, we are committed to making its importance part of everyone's Dialogue through programs, partnerships and conferences.
Educating the next generation of soldiers in the cyber industry helps us guarantee the security of our healthcare, government, banking and transportation sectors. Cyber Science, particularly in regards to defense, is a burgeoning industry.
We need smart, motivated people to join our ranks. These professionals will not only be at the forefront of an invisible battle, they'll be defending our freedom and information. For that, they will be greatly rewarded in careers with limitless possibilities. With robust courses and advantageous certificates, the Cyber Institute positions its students in a space where they can excel in a trade that is continuously expanding.