Georgia State University’s newest college, the College of the Arts, is a destination for students who want to unlock and enhance their creativity with a serious arts education in a vibrant downtown setting.
Offering top degree programs in art, music, film, theatre and more, the College of the Arts connects students with Atlanta’s thriving arts scene and booming film and music industries.
Through the college’s partnerships with the city’s cultural organizations, students combine their craft with training in entrepreneurship to ensure dynamic, successful careers.
To inspire and empower students and faculty to excel in arts creation, scholarship, pedagogy, and entrepreneurship.
COTA will be the model for 21st-century arts education and practice, making the arts visible, vital, and innovative.
Established in 2016, the college includes the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design; School of Film, Media & Theatre; School of Music and its Center for Educational Partnerships; Center for Collaborative & International Arts (CENCIA); and in-part with the Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII).