Graduate education has a central role in providing individuals with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to guaranteeing Georgia’s and our nation’s economic and social prosperity. The Georgia Council of Graduate Schools builds awareness of the benefits and value of a graduate degree to the students and citizens of Georgia.

Established in 2013, the Council was founded to represent graduate education in the state of Georgia with four goals:

  • to share knowledge of graduate education among its members;
  • to advocate for the improvement and advancement of graduate education through appropriate channels;
  • to review and implement policies related to graduate education within the state; and
  • to enhance communication with stakeholders