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ATLANTA—The Graduate School at Georgia State University saw significant rises in program standings in the latest U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings.
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (No. 22) and the School of Public Health (No. 24) are both ranked in the top 25 nationally among public institutions with graduate schools. The School of Public Health moved up 11 positions in this year’s rankings.
The College of Education & Human Development moved up seven spots to No. 40. Its Rehabilitation Counseling graduate program is ranked No. 36.
The Public Management & Leadership program in the Andrew Young School moved up to No. 15 from No. 17, and its Public Policy Analysis program moved to No. 21, up from No. 33. Its Public Finance program moved up to No. 5 from No. 6, its Public Management & Leadership program moved up to No. 15 from No. 17, and its Public Policy Analysis program moved to No. 21, up from No. 33.
The part-time MBA program in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business jumped 13 spots in the rankings, moving up to No. 27. Robinson’s Real Estate program ranked No. 6, and its Information Systems program ranked No. 7 overall among public institutions.
“We are pleased that Georgia State’s commitment to providing exceptional graduate education offerings continues to earn national recognition,” said Nicolle Parsons-Pollard, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Our faculty deliver world-class programs that help our graduates transform society for the better.”
Lisa Armistead, Dean of the Graduate School, said the university has worked to expand successful programs to meet the needs of the market.
“Our graduates connect with peers who become colleagues and acquire the experience needed to exceed the demands of an ever-changing workforce,” she said.