Adult Learners

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Undergraduate Admissions

Students who have not yet obtained a 4-year college degree and are interested in pursuing an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or undergraduate certificate apply through Undergraduate Admissions. Those interested in pursuing a second bachelor's degree should also use this section.

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Graduate Admissions

Students who have already obtained a 4-year college degree and are interested in pursuing a post-baccalaureate or graduate certificate, master's degree or doctorate degree apply through Graduate Admissions.

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Financial Aid

Regardless of your financial status, all adult, military, veteran and professional students are encouraged to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form opens in a new window. You can complete the form online for your convenience with an assessment often being returned to you the very same day you submit. The FAFSA is your first step in determining your eligibility for grants, loans, scholarships, work-study and other financial assistance.

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Degrees and Programs

Armstrong offers more than 100 degrees and programs including a variety of flexible, adult student-friendly programs, that can be completed either fully online, in blended formats or entirely in the evening.

Online Programs

Armstrong Online offers a growing range of degree and certificate programs that help you on the path to career advancement, transition or advanced degree programs.

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Dates & Deadlines

Avoid missing opportunities by making sure you are aware of applicable deadlines for admission, financial aid and registration.

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Contact Information

Connect with helpful specialists who are dedicated to your success as a student at Armstrong.

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Advisement and Registration

Undecided on a Major?

Students who haven't yet chosen a major will be advised by the Office of Academic Orientation and Advisement.

Declared Majors

If you have already decided on a major, your academic department will assign you an advisor.

How do I find out who is my advisor?

Learning Support Students

Students taking learning support classes will be advised and register for classes in the Office of Academic Orientation and Advisement..

62-Plus Program

Adults 62 years or older who have been residents of Georgia for a year or more may attend classes at no tuition cost if space is available. These students must register through the program.

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Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

Earn college credit for past learning experiences through Armstrong's specialized assessment process. A total of 45 (proposed cap) semester hours can be earned through a combination of CLEP, departmental examination, portfolio assessment, International Baccalaureate credit, and advanced placement credit.

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Learning Resources

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers individual and group tutorials to help students become better readers and writers. Bring in any writing assignment at any stage of the process and they can help you understand the assignment and how to plan, organize and revise your paper. You can even get help online through the Online Writing Lab.

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Foreign Language Lab

The Foreign Language Lab is a resource for students participating or interested in foreign languages. The lab offers guidance on the foreign language options here at Armstrong and also provides free tutorials through student tutors.

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Math and Sciences Tutorial Center

The College of Science and Technology Tutorial Center offers free tutoring by student tutors in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics. You can also find useful self-help resources here.

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Learning Support

Learning Support provides supplemental assistance to students with deficiencies in English, mathematics and reading. Learning Support services are also available to regularly admitted students who elect to enroll in Learning Support courses as a refresher. Our goal is to assure each student has the skills and knowledge to be successful in college-level courses.

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Resource Links

Take advantage of this collection of useful resources from a variety of sources. 

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Choosing a Major/Career

Most students change their majors at least once and most people change their career fields between six or seven times during their lifetime. The Office of Career Services offers a number of self-assessments and career counseling to ensure that you are on the right track.

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What can I do with a Major in…?

Explore our "What Can I Do With a Major In?" handouts to learn about many of our undergraduate majors and the types of jobs you might pursue with them.

What can I do with a Major in…?

Job Search Resources

The Office of Career Services offers a comprehensive array of resources to help you plan and obtain your future career. Visit our extensive career library located in the Career Services office suite in Compass Point Annex. Set up your free student account on Career Web or take advantage of the many tools available on our website.

Find out more about job search resources

Armstrong is a member of the University System of Georgia Adult Learning Consortium (ALC) and a participant in the Discover Your GOAL program (Georgia Opportunities for Adult Learners) sponsored by the Georgia Board of Regents . We are dedicated to providing access and Prior Learning Assessment opportunities to adult learners.

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Dates & Deadlines

Military & Veterans

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Office of Admissions
1st Floor Lobby in Victor Hall
(building #2 on campus map)


8:15 a.m. - 6 p.m.
8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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