Graduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    May 26, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

University College

Karen Owen, Dean

University College equips every student at the University of West Georgia (UWG) to become successful both academically and professionally. Our faculty and staff encourage and support every student to choose his or her pathway to success.  University College empowers every student and supports every college and school at UWG.

University College serves as the home for academic and student support units including Academic Transition Programs, the Department of Student Success (i.e., Center for Academic Success and University Advising), and the Department of Multicultural Achievement.

University College also includes academic programs and departments, including the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Department of Civic Engagement and Public Service (housing the degree programs in Criminology and Political Science) and the Department of General Education, which houses First-Year Writing and First-Year Mathematics.


Degrees Offered

The Masters of Arts in Criminology is offered in University College, as well as the Master of Public Administration (MPA). Both programs require resumes, personal statements, and transcripts for admissions. In some cases, programs may require a satisfactory score on the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing sections of the Graduate Record Exam.

Graduate certificates in Public Management, as well as Nonprofit Management and Community Development are also offered. Please contact the respective program’s graduate coordinator for more information.