Where New Intellectual Journeys Begin
The University of Atlanta is a distinctive institution of higher education, accredited with Premier status by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC). ASIC is recognized by the United Kingdom Department for Education and Skills (DfES), the United Kingdom Department for Universities, Innovation and Skills (DUIS), the United Kingdom Border and Immigration Agency (Home Office), the United Kingdom Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted), and the United Kingdom Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA). ASIC is a member of Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) International Quality Group (CIQG).
The University offers cutting-edge programs in a spectrum of highly marketable fields at the Bachelorâ€™s, Masterâ€™s, and Doctoral degree levels in addition to a number of specialized Certificate options. With its Flagship Campus in Atlanta, Georgia (US), the institutionâ€™s programs are available internationally, via several blended delivery modes. Such hybrid models offer maximized learning opportunities for those prepared and eager to further their education and to enhance their professional standing.
As a function of its never-ending reach for distinction, the University has been the beneficiary of significant signs of recognition: as one of few US-based institutions of higher education approved for membership in the European Association for Distance Learning (EADL); as a member of DANTES, which oversees educational funding to active servicemen in all branches of the American military; as an institution approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for G.I. Bill funding; as a member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the only body of the U.N. with a specific mandate in higher education; as a member of the UK-based Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE); and as an approved training center and certification partner of the American Academy of Project Management (AAPM).
A university of standing, currently in a mode of enhancement and expansion, U of A surges forward: a recently-appointed leadership team of recognized specialists; a top-tier internationally-recruited faculty (academicians and field experts of acclaim who manifest both a passion for higher learning and a proven commitment to student success), in conjunction with new initiatives for 2012-2016 (including expanded curricular options at the undergraduate and graduate levels; inauguration of professional doctoral programs; enhanced interactivity among program participants; augmented global affiliations and collaborative partnerships; an ever-more powerful support system provided by all institutional departments and divisions; a broadened array of delivery models; and the establishment of learning-study-media centers in various regions of the globe) - notably signal the forward direction of the University and its unwavering commitment to excellence.
Strategic outreach initiatives have been specifically fashioned so as to substantiate that all programs are available and accessible to broad national and international student populations world-wide who manifest the desire and capacity for higher learning. A powerful, multi-faceted support system is in place to foster success of students and to maximize the university experience.
A host of recently-developed initiatives (the new five-part University of Atlanta Monograph Series (sanctioned by, and registered with the US Library of Congress); the founding of a new journal, Virtualities: International Review of Distance Learning â€“ Library of Congress ISSN: 1941-7373; the inauguration of a new annual symposium series on advances in the sphere of E-Learning; the naming of Provostial Fellows in recognition of outstanding achievement and promise; the development of a special scholarship program; and augmented accessibility across divisions) - signal the breadth and scope of the universityâ€™s vision, its unwavering commitment to the high-pitched standards, to accelerated momentum as well as its resolve to offer respected, intensive programs of first-tier caliber via the most progressive and effective modes of delivery.
The curriculum is marked by many distinctions, among them, a powerful commitment to communicative competence and to applied critical thinking (underscored in all courses, in all disciplines, at all levels) and a special emphasis on integrated global perspectives.
As a consequence of such diversity and cross-national emphasis, we become an enriched, value-added repository for expanded learning, wherein global perspectives and multi-cultural exchange flourish.
In and by our difference, we stand apart: distinctive in quality, devoted to the individual learner, contemporary in content and presentation, attuned to the issues of the day and to the needs of prospective students world-wide, seeking always to set each program participant on an intellectual journey into the future, yet committed unrelentingly to the core values that have always underpinned, and continue to underpin, the fundamentals of higher education.
Welcome to the University of Atlanta, where we focus on the quality of the student experience through innovative curriculum thatâ€™s designed to meet studentsâ€™ needs.
The mission of the University of Atlanta is to provide broad access to an array of distinctive professionally-focused programs in an exclusively online environment.
Studying at UofA allows you to strike a work-life balance while fitting your studies effectively into your busy schedule so you can excel both personally and professionally.
It is a voluntary process that gives public recognition to institutions that meet certain standards. UOFA has the highest accreditation status given to any academic institution.
University of Atlanta strives to achieve online education success with the constant support and capability of its highly qualified faculty members
No amount of self praise can match the enthusiastic endorsement of others. When students take the time to recount a positive experience, it speaks volumes.