Degree Programs

Albany State University Grants Master degrees in Education (M.Ed.), Nursing (M.S.), Public Administration (M.P.A.), Business Administration (M.B.A.), Criminal Justice (M.S.), and Social Work (M.S.W.). An Education Specialist degree (Ed.S.) in Educational Administration & Supervision is also available.

Online courses and/or programs are offered in several Colleges. Students should check with the program in which they are interested about online offerings.

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree program is offered in the College of Business. Students may earn a general MBA or add concentrations in Accounting, Healthcare Administration, Public Administration or Supply Chain and Logistics.

Master of Science in Criminal Justice (M.S.)

The M.S. degree in Criminal Justice is offered by the Department of Criminal Justice, Sociology and Psychology with concentrations in law enforcement, corrections, forensic science and public administration.

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

The Master of Social Work degree is offered by the College of Arts and Humanities to prepare students for clinical practice with vulnerable children, families and adults throughout the lifespan. Students can take additional courses that will prepare them academically for state clinical licensure examination for social workers (LCSW).

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

The M.S. in Nursing degree is offered by the Department of Nursing with concentrations in family nurse practitioner and nurse educator.

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

The M.Ed. degrees offered by the College of Education include early childhood education, educational administration and supervision, counselor education (with concentrations in school counseling, mental health counseling and rehabilitation counseling), middle grades education, secondary education (with concentrations in english, mathematics and science education) and special education.

Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

The Master of Public Administration degree is offered by the Department of Public Administration with concentrations in community and economic development, public policy, public management, health administration and policy, human resources management, criminal justice administration and water resources management and policy.

Education Specialist Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision (Ed.S.)

The Ed.S. degree offered in the College of Education, Tier II, is designed to prepare professional personnel for positions such as superintendents, associate or assistant superintendents, principals or policy planners.