Agnes Scott College - Master's Degree

Specializing in Liberal arts and science curriculum, the institute of Agnes Scott focuses on development of women in a creative and intellectual manner. It aims to shape women to achieve excellence in profession and community and to accept and appreciate diversity.

  • Average Tuition USD 41,736

School Description

The institute began in 1889 as Decatur Female Seminary and was renamed as Agnes Scott Institute in 1890. Col. George Washington Scott, the college’s primary benefactor was the son of Agnes Scott, an Irish immigrant. Since the early 1920s, the college has ranked in the top 10 percent of American colleges whose graduates complete Ph.D. degrees. The College has produced notable alumni in medicine, science, education, ministry, the arts, law, politics, business and community service

Master Programs

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Business Administration

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Design

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Education

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Finance

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Marketing

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Psychology

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Public Health

    A program that prepares registered nurses to promote health and provide preventive and curative nursing services for groups or communities under the supervision of a public health agency. Includes instruction in community and rural health, family therapy and intervention, disease prevention, health education, and community health assessment.

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Social Work

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Sociology

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

  • 141 E College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, United States

    Theology

    A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life.

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    SchoolApply Ranking 326
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 265
  • US News (Liberal Arts)
    US News (Liberal Arts) 61

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    Established in 1889

    Other

    The college offers a post-baccalaureate pre-medical program designed for non-science majors who want to pursue medical school but have no prior training in sciences.

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          • Testimony
            1954-1958, Bachelor's of Art degree

            I received my launching platform at ASC preparing me for a 50 + teaching career.

          • Testimony
            1983-1987, Bachelor of Science

            The ASC commitment to integrity in all aspects of life--classroom, residence hall, social sphere--helped me build core values that have guided me throughout my career and relationships. I am grateful to my fellow Scotties and the faculty and administration for their commitment to the student led and administered Code.

          • Testimony
            1996-2000, Bachelor of Arts

            My ASC education opened up a lot of doors for me. I had many options including graduate school, medical school, and public health school. I chose graduate school and today work as a biomedical engineer. Don't let the "liberal arts" fool you--you can go on to do anything with an education from ASC.