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Graduate Studies Dean's Welcome

As Dean, I would like to personally thank you for your interest in Clayton State University’s School of Graduate Studies. 

The School of Graduate Studies is committed to maintaining a standard of excellence by providing graduate students with an educational experience that exceeds expectations. Our School of Graduate Studies provides students with the opportunity to achieve both personal and professional goals in degree programs that directly fit their educational needs.

One of the greatest strengths of the School of Graduate Studies is our diversity. Our students come from various professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds. This diversity allows students’ educational experience to advance beyond the classroom. Each of our programs has its own unique quality that sets us apart from other universities in the metro Atlanta area. Whether you are looking to pursue a career in business, education, psychology, nursing, healthcare management, archival studies, public administration, or liberal studies, Clayton State University’s School of Graduate Studies has the perfect fit for you.

J. Celeste Walley-Jean

J. Celeste Walley-Jean, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Inclusive Engagement