Established in 1948, Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU or Southern Poly) is a public co-educational state university located in Marietta, Georgia, USA. It is a member of the very progressive University System of Georgia.

The University has the following schools: The School of Architecture, Civil Engineering Technology, and Construction; The School of Computing and Software Engineering; The School of Engineering Technology and Management; The School of Arts and Sciences; Division of Engineering; Extended University.

Undergraduate programs are offered in Architecture, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction, Surveying and Mapping, Apparel Textile Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Telecommunications Engineering Technology, etc. Graduate degrees are offered in Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering Technology / Electrical, Information Design and Communications, Quality Assurance, etc.

The University also offers degrees and certificates through distance learning. Online degree programs and certificates include Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (WebBSIT), Master of Science in Quality Assurance (MSQA), Certificate in Technical Communication, etc.

SPSU is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Other accreditations include The Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); The National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB); The American Council for Construction Education (ACCE); The Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).


- Placed in Tier 3 in the category "Universities-Master's (South)" by US News (2010).

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