Middle Georgia State University (MGA) has five campuses located in urban and medium-to-small sized cities in middle Georgia, and unlimited reach through MGA Direct, the university’s fully online campus. The university’s mission is to educate and graduate inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative partnerships, and community engagement.
MGA is the most affordable public state university in Georgia, enrolling more than 8,000 students in Fall 2019 from 138 of Georgia’s 159 counties, 31 states and the District of Columbia, as well as international students from around the world.
MGA offers more than 65 programs of study, leading to in-demand careers.
MGA Direct, Middle Georgia State’s fully online campus, features online degrees composed of 8-week courses and flat-rate tuition for students anywhere in the world.
MGA is home to the only public, four-year School of Aviation in Georgia, offering programs ranging from flight to maintenance and logistics.
Undergraduate degrees offered include programs in cybersecurity, nursing, education, aviation, business, communications, social work, respiratory therapy, sport management, and more.
Graduate degrees offered include online master’s degrees in information technology, management, teaching-secondary education, technical and professional writing, and nursing with emphasis on adult/gerontology acute care; a doctoral program in information technology is set to begin in 2021 (pending accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges).
Middle Georgia State is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and competes in basketball, baseball, softball, tennis, soccer, and cross country.
MGA’s economic impact to the middle Georgia region totaled $251.6 million in 2018.