Graduate Admissions



Classes are taught at the Demorest and Athens campuses and at a limited number of cohort locations across northeast Georgia. The links below provide additional information for the different degree programs.

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Graduate Degree Programs

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)

The Master of Business Administration program is designed to serve the educational and practical interests of individuals who are seeking managerial positions or wish to progress to higher levels.

New! Master of Science in Nursing

For nurses wishing to expand their knowledge base and advance in their careers, the Daniel School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Piedmont College offers two Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs in Nursing Education and in Nursing Administration.

Education Doctorate (Ed.D.)

The doctoral program will facilitate transformational change of individuals and schools by preparing teacher leaders, school professionals, and school administrators for the challenges of our rapidly changing world.

Education Specialist (Ed.S.)

The Education Specialist program develops distinguished contributing teachers as leaders, mentors, and models across schools and systems.

Master of Arts (M.A.)

The Master of Arts education degree programs are for students who hold a teaching certificate. The School of Education strives to prepare reflective, scholarly, and proactive educators.

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)

The Master of Arts in Teaching degree is for students seeking initial certification in education fields. The School of Education strives to prepare reflective, scholarly, and proactive educators

New! Instructional Technology (Athens Fall 2013 and Demorest Spring 2014)

An M.A. program in Instructional Technology: Instructional Design and Development. Students enter from various fields with the goal of becoming leaders and practitioners in a variety of instructional technology roles. (This program does not lead to Georgia teacher advanced certification in Instructional Technology.)

Certification Program

The Certification Program is designed for applicants seeking to be certified as teachers. This program does not lead to a degree and students are limited to courses of study.

Non-Degree Program

Piedmont's Non-Degree Program is designed for students to take up to two courses and not obtain a degree.