Mass Communication major Cherelle Lynette Perry expresses her excitement as she holds up her diploma to show family and friends in the audience during Albany State University’s commencement exercises at the Albany Civic Center in June. (File Photo)
ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY
Albany State University was established in East Albany in 1903.
The university offers undergraduate majors in supply chain and logistics management, computer information systems, technology management, art, English, history, mass communication, mathematics, music, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish, speech and theater, accounting, biology, business information systems, chemistry, computer science, forensic science, health and physical education, health, physical education and recreation, management, marketing, social work, business administration, early childhood education, mathematics education, middle grades education, music education, school counseling, science education, special education, public administration, criminal justice and nursing.
ASU’s graduate offerings are education specialist (Ed.S.) with a major in education administration and supervision, education (M.Ed.) with a choice of major (early childhood education, educational administration and supervision, middle grades education, school counseling, special education), education (M.Ed.) in teaching field (English, health and physical education, mathematics, music, science), public administration (M.P.A.), criminal justice (M.S.), business administration (M.B.A.) and nursing (M.S.N.).
ASU has 85 student organizations and 11 athletic programs (six women’s and five men’s).
AFFILIATION: State, historically black college affiliated with the University System of Georgia and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). It’s also affiliated with the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, Council on Social Work Accreditation, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, Association of College Business Schools and Programs.
PRESIDENT: Everette Freeman, Ph.D.
PHONE: (229) 430-4600, located at 504 College Drive, Albany, Ga. 31705