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Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Masters degree applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or above.

Brenau University

About Brenau University

With five campuses in Georgia and Florida as well as online programs, Brenau University is a small school with a big mission: to help you receive an enriching education designed to support your pursuit of career goals and a fulfilling personal life. The name Brenau reflects the school's motto: 'As Gold Refined by Fire' (Bren from the German world 'brennen' meaning 'to burn' and AU, the atomic symbol for gold).

As a Brenau University student, you can choose from a variety of diverse programs designed to prepare you for a wide variety of careers in many industries. For instance there are bachelor's and master's degrees in business and communication; bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in education; and undergraduate and graduate studies in areas of exercise science, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, and psychology. In addition, Brenau offers four-year degrees in fashion design, interior design, fashion merchandising, studio arts, theater, dance, and liberal studies and an MFA in interior design. These programs are offered in a variety of convenient formats too, including fully online, fully on-campus and hybrid formats.

Brenau Adult and Graduate Studies: Designed with You in Mind

Brenau University's online learning format is designed to help you successfully complete a professionally tailored degree or certificate, and still find a healthy balance between work and home life.

At Brenau University, 'Be More' isn't just a tagline, it's a promise to yourself to reach your full potential in life and in your career. Brenau helps you do this with online programs that virtually surround you with instructors, staff and fellow students who encourage you to grow into the best 'who' you can be - all on your schedule.

Real Value. Real Results.

Brenau has been recognized in the following ways:

  • One of the top 15 in 'America's Best Colleges - Southeast' 2012 - U.S. News & World Report. Brenau's sixth consecutive year in this position.
  • Brenau's online programs also scored high nationally in U.S. News & World Report. Named #9 in the nation's 'Honor Roll' listing for online graduate degrees in the College of Education.
  • Named one of the best universities in the Southeast by The Princeton Review.
  • Achieved Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs accreditation in 2012.
  • Recognized for academic excellence in its business programs by winning membership in the worldwide Delta Mu Delta business honor society. Only three other Georgia institutions have Delta Mu Delta chapters.
  • SACS accreditation (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools)

Why Brenau University?

  • Hands-On Training: Internships and clinical experiences, such as those offered in many health sciences and education programs, allow you to apply concepts studied in the classroom to enhance your learning experience and fully prepare you for your chosen profession.
  • Women-Centered Studies: In addition to its many co-ed programs, Brenau is home to a Women's College; studies show those who study in a women's college are more likely to, among other things, earn higher salaries, enter medical school, and develop stronger leadership skills.
  • Small Classes: An 11:1 student/faculty ratio allows you to receive more personal attention in your classes.
  • Financial Support: You can apply for both federal and state student loans; Brenau also offers scholarships. The school's Financial Aid Office assists all students throughout the financial aid process.
  • Transfer Credit: Brenau University accepts transfer for all liberal education classes wherein students achieved at least a 'C' (unless the course is also a major course) up to a total of 65 credits.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to most Brenau University programs must have graduated from high school or earned a GED. The University also requires applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores.

Brenau University offers the following degree programs:

  1. Applied Gerontology
    • Master of Science - Applied Gerontology
  2. Business
    • Bachelor in Business Adminstration
    • Bachelor in Business Adminstration - Accounting
    • Bachelor in Business Adminstration - Financial Economics
    • Bachelor in Business Adminstration - Human Resource Management
    • Bachelor in Business Adminstration - Marketing
    • Bachelor in Business Adminstration - Operations Management
    • Masters in Business Administration - Business Analytics
    • Masters in Business Administration - Communication Management
    • Masters in Business Administration - Cybersecurity Management
    • Masters in Business Administration - Entrepreneurship
    • Masters in Business Administration - Finance
    • Masters in Business Administration - General
    • Masters in Business Administration - Health Care Management
    • Masters in Business Administration - Human Resource Management
    • Masters in Business Administration - Management
    • Masters in Business Administration - Managerial Accounting
    • Masters in Business Administration - Marketing
    • Masters in Business Administration - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
    • Masters in Business Administration - Nonprofit Leadership
    • Masters in Business Administration - Project Management
    • Masters in Business Administration - Public Accounting
    • Masters in Business Administration - Strategic Thinking and Innovation
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Business Analytics
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Communication Management
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Cybersecurity Management
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Finance
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Health Care Management
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Human Resource Management
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Management
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Managerial Accounting
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Marketing
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Nonprofit Leadership
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Project Management
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Public Accounting
    • Post Graduate Certificate - Strategic Thinking and Innovation
  3. Communication and Media Studies
    • Bachelor of Arts - Communication and Media Studies
    • Master of Arts - Communication and Media Studies
  4. Early Childhood Education
    • Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies - Early Childhood Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Education - Early Childhood Education
    • Education Specialist - Early Childhood Education
    • Master of Education - Early Childhood Education
  5. Education
    • Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education
    • Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education
  6. Entrepreneurship
    • Master of Science - Entrepreneurship
  7. General
    • Bachelors of Science in Nursing- RN to BSN
    • Masters in Accounting
  8. Interior Design
    • Master of Fine Arts - Interior Design
  9. Liberal Studies
    • Associate of Arts - Liberal Studies
  10. Middle Grades
    • Education Specialist - Middle Grade Education
    • Master of Arts in Teaching in Middle Grades Education
    • Master of Education - Middle Grades
  11. Organizational Leadership
    • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Communication Management
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership -Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Business Analytics
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Cybersecurity Management
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Entrepreneurship
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Finance
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Healthcare Management
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Human Resource Management
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Management
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Managerial Accounting
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Marketing
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Nonprofit Leadership
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Project Management
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Public Accounting
    • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Strategic Thinking and Innovation
  12. Psychology
    • Bachelor of Science - Psychology
  13. Special Education
    • Education Specialist - Special Education
    • Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education