Clark Atlanta University
Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is one of an elite group of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) designated a doctoral research university by the Carnegie Foundation. Graduate programs were first established in 1929 at Atlanta University that later became part of CAU. Atlanta University offered the first advanced degree programs among HBCUs in the U.S. Because of this legacy, CAU was offering graduate degrees to African American students long before many majority institutions in Georgia. The University is culturally diverse with robust graduate program offerings in 38 areas of study across Bachelor, Master, Specialist, Doctoral professional degrees as well as certificate programs from four schools: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Social Work.