Columbus State University Profile

Columbus State University (CSU) is a public university located in Columbus, Georgia, USA.

The University has the following Colleges: D. Abbott Turner College of Business and Computer Science; College of the Arts; University College; College of Letters and Sciences; College of Education and Health Professions. CSU graduate degree programs include Master of Education (M.Ed.), Specialist in Education (Ed.S.), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Music in Music Education (M.M.), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Science (M.S.).

Columbus State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also accredited by AACSB International -The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business to award bachelor's and master's degrees in business through the D. Abbott Turner College of Business.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing. The teacher education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The Master of Education in school counseling and the Master of Science in community counseling degree programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

The Department of Art is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The Department of Theatre is an accredited associate member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

Ranking Profile:

- Placed in Tier 2 among Regional Universities in the South (US News 2011).

- Medical College of Georgia at Columbus State University is placed 102nd among the Best Occupational Therapy Schools (US News 2009).

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