About Albany State University
The primary mission of Albany State University (ASU) is to educate students to become outstanding contributors to society. Offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Education Specialist degrees and a variety of non-degree educational programs, the University emphasizes the liberal arts as the foundation for all learning. Students are exposed to the humanities, fine arts, social sciences and the natural sciences. Global learning is fostered through a broad-based curriculum, diverse ASU activities, and extensive use of technology.
A leader in teacher education, nursing, criminal justice, business, public administration and the sciences, Albany State provides a comprehensive educational experience with quality instruction as the hallmark of all its academic programs. The University embraces the concept of “students first” as a core institutional value. ASU is an advocate for the total development of students, especially the under served. At this institution, a wholesome academic environment exists where students can study, learn, and develop.
Each student’s skills and abilities are cultivated through their interaction with fellow students, faculty, staff, administrators, visiting scholars and community leaders.