Georgia State University is a four year, public university in Atlanta, Georgia. GSU offers over 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study, more than 30 associate degree pathways both on campus & through the largest online program in Georgia.
Georgia State University offers the following veteran and military support programs:
Georgia State University is a MyCAA approved school.
Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds. Centered in the historic financial hub of downtown Atlanta, the university provides more than 32,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the city's business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations.
Georgia State University is an enterprising public research university in the heart of Atlanta, along with its two-year
Perimeter College campuses across the metro Atlanta area, and is a national leader in graduating students from
diverse backgrounds. The university provides its world-class faculty and more than 53,000 students with unsurpassed
connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century's great global cities. Georgia State offers over
200 majors and minors, the largest selection of programs in the state, and is recognized as a national leader in
creating innovative pathways to increasing retention and graduation rates. Whether pursuing an Associates,
Bachelors or Graduate-level degree, Georgia State University has a program of study for virtually every learner.
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Director, Military Outreach
Mark Eister is a US Army veteran with over 21 years of service. In March of 2012 Mark joined Georgia Perimeter College, now consolidated with Georgia State University, to develop and direct its Military Outreach Program, where he and his staff serve and assist a population of over 2,800 military and veteran students each semester. As the Director of Military Outreach at Georgia State, Mark has developed a number of programs designed to serve military and veteran students and to educate and inform staff and faculty on veterans’ issues. His efforts are being recognized across the state and nationally as ‘best practices’, being Ranked the #1 Military Friendly® Tier 1 Research Institute in the Nation for 2019-2020 and again a Top Ten School in 2020-2021. He is also routinely called upon to assist and guide other colleges and universities in developing their own military/veteran outreach programs. Mark earned his Associate’s degree in Technology from Pierce College, WA; Bachelor’s degree in Theology from Liberty University, VA; and MBA/Business Operations from TUI University, CA, all while serving on active duty in the US Army. He routinely participates in veterans’ panels and presents at conferences and seminars across the country aimed at improving the college experience and success of student veterans.
Georgia State University is an exceptional choice for service members, veterans, and dependents, with access to numerous on- and off-campus resources and tremendous services and support extended to them by and through the University. Its urban campus, located in downtown Atlanta, offers great opportunities to network with local, state, and national companies, and is within easy access to multiple military installations. Georgia State offers a wide variety of academic areas to begin, continue, and reach academic goals. Perimeter College is the two-year college at Georgia State University, providing an exceptional option for military and veteran students seeking an Associates degree either online or at one of five local campuses, with all six GSU campuses providing the same great service and support.