Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, offering a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as online degree programs in the areas of healthcare, education, and business.

Georgia Southern University’s College of Information Technology, the only one of its kind in the Southeast United States, is one of only 10 universities in the world to teach the cutting-edge technology of virtualization on VMware software.

Founded in 2004, Georgia Southern University’s Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health was the first school of public health in the University System of Georgia.

The College of Education has received accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) in the specialty areas of community counseling, school counseling and student affairs.  The accreditation will allow Georgia Southern students concentrating in those fields to be nationally certified when they graduate.

Rankings:

- The 2010 edition of America’s Best Colleges (published by U.S. News and World Report) included Georgia Southern in the national university category.

- Included among the “Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges” list in the fall of 2008 (Kiplinger’s).

- The University’s Master of Accounting and MBA are featured in Best 301 Business Schools published by The Princeton Review.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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