All University of Georgia academic policies and procedures set for the Athens campus apply to UGA courses and programs offered at the extended campuses, except where expressly stated otherwise to reflect a policy or procedure unique to the extended campus due to its nature and location. Extended campus courses are taught by faculty and instructors approved by the UGA home academic department or unit. The degree earned is a University of Georgia degree. The extended campuses are located in Griffin (Spalding County), Lawrenceville (Gwinnett County), Tifton (Tift County) and Buckhead (Dekalb County).
The University of Georgia offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs at its Griffin Campus, 40 miles south of Atlanta. The undergraduate programs are upper-division programs for transfer students or those seeking a second bachelor’s degree. Prospective undergraduate transfer students need to have completed 60 transferable credit hours with a minimum 2.8 grade point average. Those interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree at the Griffin Campus must also meet the criteria for admission into the specific degree program they wish to enter. Prospective graduate students must meet the admission requirements set by the University of Georgia’s Graduate School and the graduate degree program.
Eight undergraduate majors are offered at Griffin, along with two graduate degree programs. Small class sizes, a state of the art Student Learning Center, undergraduate research opportunities, and nationally recognized faculty draw students to the UGA Griffin Campus. A complete degree program list and further information may be obtained by visiting the Griffin Campus web site (www.uga.edu/griffin) or by calling the Office of Academic Programs in Griffin at 770-412-4400.
Gwinnett Graduate Programs - Those interested in pursuing a UGA graduate degree at the Gwinnett Campus must meet the criteria for admission as set by both the UGA Graduate School and the specific degree program they wish to pursue. A variety of master’s, educational specialist and doctoral programs are offered through UGA’s College of Education, College of Environment and Design, College of Pharmacy, School of Social Work, Terry College of Business, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and School of Public and International Affairs. Additional programs are currently under consideration. For a complete listing of degree programs or to obtain further information, visit the UGA Gwinnett Campus website (gwinnett.uga.edu), call 678-985-6800, or send an email to UGAGwin@uga.edu.
Gwinnett Continuing Education Programs - The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education offers a variety of professional CEU-awarding certificate programs and customized corporate training designed to meet the professional development needs of individuals, businesses, and organizations in Gwinnett County and Metro Atlanta. Classroom certificate programs include: American Sign Language, Global TESOL, Grant Writing, Project Management, Gerontology, Spanish/English Medical and Legal Interpreter programs, Human Resources Management and Paralegal. Other comprehensive professional programs, Certified Management Accountant exam preparation and CPA exam review. For more program information, contact (706) 542-3537 or 1-800-811-6640 (toll-free in United States) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the web site at http://gwinnett.uga.edu/continuing_ed.html.
The Gwinnett office of the Small Business Development Center Network is a UGA public service unit which provides business related technical assistance through professional consulting and management training programs to potential and established small businesses. For additional information call (678) 985-6820 or send an email to Gwinnett@georgiasbdc.org or visit www.georgiasbdc.org or www.gwinnettsbdc.org.