Every choice you've made has gotten you to today, and now is your chance to earn your tomorrow. At Georgia Southwestern, we welcome students ready to focus on what's next - to dive in and carve out their own path forward. A graduate degree as GSW can help you do just that.

Graduate Programs

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science in Computer Science

Master of Science in Nursing

Master of Science in Education

Specialist of Education

Each Graduate program may require program specific items for admission. Please visit the desired program page to verify all necessary items for admission.

Student Types

Transient Students

International Students

Students seeking admission to Georgia Southwestern graduate programs must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Applicants are responsible for submitting application materials required for admission and any supplemental items as requested. These items include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Application for admission
  • Application-processing fee
  • Transcripts
  • Entrance test scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Any supplemental material required by the department
Online Graduate Application


Office of Graduate Admissions

800 GSW State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709

1-800-338-0082 toll free

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Application Deadlines

   College    Semester    Application Deadline
   College of Business & Computing




   June 30

   November 30

   April 30

   College of Education


   April 15

   College of Nursing & Health Sciences

FNP Program


   Spring (part-time only)

   February 1 (Preferred), March 1 (Final)

   October 15

 College of Nursing & Health Sciences

MSN (Education, Leadership, Informatics) Programs




April 15

June 30

November 30


Documents not submitted via the online method can be mailed to:

Georgia Southwestern State University
ATTN: Graduate Admissions
800 GSW State University Dr. 
Americus, GA 31709 USA