The Department is a unit of the College of Education at Georgia State University, which is a member of the University System of Georgia. Our theme is Leadership and Scholarship Focused on Learning and Development. Georgia State University is one of the four institutions of higher education designated as research universities by the University System of Georgia. Georgia State is classified as a Doctoral/Research University: Extensive under the Carnegie classification of institutions of higher education.
The Department has a strong record of teaching, research and service. In 1998 the Department received the Regents Teaching Excellence Award from the University System of Georgia, which is a reflection of its strong commitment to graduate education. The Department has a continuous record of significant levels of external funding for research and service projects, including grants from the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institutes for Health. Members of the Department work closely with national and state professional organizations as well as with government agencies at all levels.
If you’re seeking preparation for a career in teaching, as a speech-language clinician, or in research, our department offers high quality programs in the context of a dynamic urban environment. Thank you for your interest in our programs.