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What our students say...
”I’ve already begun to reap the benefits of the MBA. One year into the program, I landed a new role at a different company because the program gave me the skills to be a better leader.“ — Andrew McNeil ’20

”I have been able to learn about theories of international relations pertaining to gender and sexual equality that will translate to my future career.” — Jonathan Gilleland ’20

”I was pushed to accomplish something I never thought I could do, and even though it sometimes felt out of reach, I was supported through every step of the process.” — Erica Leikvoll ’19

• Family Nurse Practitioner program ranked the most affordable in Georgia|, 2019
• Ranked among the most innovative schools in the South | U.S. News & World Report, 2019
• #7 MBA program in Georgia | U.S. News & World Report, 2021 Best Graduate Schools

• Accountancy (MAcc)
• Athletic Training (MS)
• Business Administration (MBA)
• Counseling (MS)
• Criminal Justice (MS & PhD)
• Curriculum & Instruction (MEd)
• Cybersecurity Certificate
• Diversity Certificate
• Early Childhood Education (MEd)
• Education Endorsements
• Education Specialist (EdS)
• Educational Leadership Certification, Tier 1
• Entrepreneurship & Innovation Certificate
• Geomatics Certificate
• Geospatial Science & Technology Certificate
• Gerontology Certificate
• Higher Education Leadership & Practice (EdD)
• History (MA)
• Human Services & Delivery Administration (MS)
• International Affairs (MA)
• Kinesiology (MS)
• Middle Grades Math & Science Education (MEd)
• Nurse Executive Leader Certificate
• Nursing (MSN)
• Nursing Practice (DNP)
• Physical Therapy (DPT)
• Public Administration (MPA)
• Teacher Education (MAT)
• Technology Leadership Certificate
• Transfer Leadership & Practice Certificate

The next big promotion at work. A career change. Job security. The credentials you need to get your boss’s attention. Intellectual curiosity. Whatever your reasons, the time is right to earn your graduate degree with the University of North Georgia. UNG’s institutional values—excellence, student focus, integrity, engagement, and service—are essential to our identity as well as our mission to prepare you to become a leader in a diverse and global society.  

Leading in flexibility
Designed with the busy adult in mind, the University of North Georgia offers numerous graduate-level programs with multiple campus locations and robust online options. University of North Georgia students can pursue advanced degrees in Accountancy, Business, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Education, History, International Affairs, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Public Administration, and more. Our advanced degree options range all the way from our graduate-level certificate programs to our doctorate degrees.  

Leading in affordability and academic quality
UNG is nationally recognized for the caliber of its degree programs and for equipping students to be creative thinkers and innovative leaders. It’s a well-established fact that your lifetime earning potential increases at every level of education. A graduate degree from UNG can be a valuable asset in helping you achieve your career goals. Even better, UNG is routinely ranked among the region’s best for both affordability and academic quality.

Learn more and join our community of leaders
We invite you to learn more about opportunities for graduate study at the University of North Georgia. Work with our faculty experts who have a passion for teaching and helping students achieve their goals. They are  approachable when you have questions or need guidance on your academic path. Join a community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends who are committed to educational excellence, leadership development, and community engagement.

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22 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Athletic Training                
Computer Science                
Counseling & Therapy                
Criminal Justice              
Curriculum & Instruction                
Early Childhood Education                
Education of the Gifted                
General MBA                
Higher Education                
International Affairs                
Nurse Education                
Physical Therapy                
Public Admin                
Substance Abuse Counseling                
Teacher Certification                


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774 students

216 full-time

558 part-time




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