Reach Your Potential

If you’re seeking opportunities for a brighter, bolder future, Dalton State College is the right place for you. Dalton State offers a wide range of academic degrees and campus life activities, while still being small enough to have engaging classes taught by qualified faculty.
Majors and programs

Begin your journey here

Start your journey by exploring bachelor and associate degrees and certifications offered at Dalton State.


Our AACSB-accredited business programs provide a wide range of learning and development opportunities both inside and outside the classroom – setting you up for future success.
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Communication, English, Humanities and Arts

Our Communication and Humanities programs will prepare you for a successful career in a number of fields, including public relations, writing, media, and film—and more. 
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Our education programs meet rigorous regional and state accreditation standards, ensuring a challenging, quality experience that molds our students into the best educators they can be.
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Health Professions

Passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of others and the world? Our rigorous Health Professions programs will give you a solid foundation to prepare for excellence and leadership in your medical career.
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Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM)

Our STEM programs are taught by faculty with expert knowledge of their field. You’ll have vibrant hands-on learning experiences to explore endless possibilities and help you succeed in a variety of scientific and technical fields.
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Social Sciences and History

Ever wonder how society works or how you can make a difference? Our programs in social sciences and history help answer these questions by cultivating the research, critical thinking, and strong communication skills that employers demand.
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Our Schools

There’s a Place for You at Dalton State

Start your journey by exploring our schools and programs at Dalton State.

School of Arts and Sciences

Our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and liberal arts programs offer broad, hands-on learning experiences to explore endless possibilities.

School of Education

Our student teachers don’t merely observe—they teach. You’ll master your classroom skills by teaching in an actual elementary classroom and gain real-world experience before you graduate.

School of Health Professions

Our health profession students learn from professors with deep industry connections that understand the specific skills and areas of expertise that employers want.

Wright School of Business

Our business school bridges theory and practice in a challenging, interactive, and personal learning environment. You’ll be assured an engaging classroom experience full of opportunity.

Online Programs

Discover a Virtual Path to Earn Your Degree

Dalton State offers three great online opportunities that allow for flexible learning—right from the comfort of your own home.
Honors program

Join the Honors Program

The Honors Program provides students with an exciting opportunity to join a community of students committed to academic excellence in the classroom and engagement on campus.

See What’s Happening at Dalton State

Mar 30, 2022

Dalton State Hosts Second Fresh Check Day for Students

Dalton State is bringing back a tradition from its early days as Dalton Junior College – the car smash. Students painted a junk car then smashed it with a sledge hammer to help relieve stress during finals week. Next week, the car smash will make a return to campus during a mental health initiative called Fresh Check Day.

Oct 02, 2019

‘The Story of Someday:’ English Major Shares Study Abroad Experience

Like some who have lived in a small town I have often found myself repeating some variation of the phrase: “Someday I’m going to get out of here and go somewhere.” And for most of my life, that was as far as I’d ever gotten. I had been to New York and Boston, but those were family trips with people I knew and recognized, and I was never fully out of my comfort zone. There is a big difference between going places with family and going places by yourself. It’s a confidence thing.

Jun 02, 2023

Career Week Opens with Resume Tips, Interview Practice and Free Starbucks for Students

Career and Professional Development’s Career Week began today with two engaging events: Professional Resume Workshop and STARbucks & the Interview. Both events were well attended by Dalton State students eager to learn about career readiness.

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Helpful Resources

At Dalton State, we are dedicated to offering students the best possible support so they can make the most out of their collegiate experience. Whether you want to learn more about financial aid or need advising, we’re here to help.

See Dalton State

Not ready to visit us on-campus just yet? Check out other ways to experience Dalton State from the comfort of your own home.

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Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs provides guidance and support for faculty, students, and staff to ensure the most effective level of teaching, scholarship, and service.