Welcome from the Director of Graduate Studies

Welcome to Savannah State University’s Office of Graduate Studies. The oldest public historically black university in the State of Georgia, SSU is a Master’s degree granting institution, and one of thirty-one degree-granting campuses in the University System of Georgia.

In its commitment to excellence and to sustain graduate programs of the highest quality, SSU’s School of Graduate Studies holds memberships in the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS), the Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS), and the Georgia Council of Graduate Schools (GCGS).

As you will discover over the course of your program, graduate study is a life-changing time of discovery and exploration in a specialized discipline. During your time at SSU, the graduate faculty will transform from teachers into mentors and into fellow colleagues. With the expertise and support of a dedicated and highly trained faculty and staff, graduate study at Savannah State University will help you launch your professional career.

If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our office at grad@savannahstate.edu or at 912-358-4195.For more specific information, please feel free to contact the department or program of your choice.

On behalf of the Office of Academic Affairs and the School of Graduate Studies, we hope you visit SSU soon to experience our vibrant programs and our idyllic waterfront campus.

Thank you for your interest in our programs and we look forward to serving you.

Dr. Nat Hardy
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of English & Humanities