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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is SPSU an accredited university?
Yes. We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Is the Graduate Record Exam required for admission?
No. We do not require the GRE as part of the acceptance procedure.

 How long has SPSU been offering a Master of Science in Quality Assurance Engineering degree?
Since 1992.

Do Internet students take the same courses as on-campus students?
Yes. Although the format of the courses is different, the same information is covered whether you attend classes on-campus or take the courses over the Internet.

Can I get transfer credit for Master's level courses I took at another institution?
First, you will need to send an official copy of your transcript to our Graduate Admissions office. After we have had a chance to review your transcript, we will be able to answer your questions about transfer credit on a course-by-course basis. The maximum number of courses transferred is two. Courses can not have been used to fulfill requirements for another degree.

How do I pay for the courses?
You may pay by credit card (Master Card, Discover, or American Express), personal check, company check, money order, or cashier's check. To pay over the phone, call the Business Office at (678) 915-7216.

How long does it take to complete all the courses and get the MS Quality Assurance degree?
A student taking a full course load of two courses per semester could complete the degree requirements in two years.

How do I buy my books and other course materials?
You may purchase your textbooks from our campus bookstore , which has on-line ordering and direct delivery to students. You may also buy the recommended textbook from a bookstore near you or from an Internet Bookstore.

If I have additional questions, how can I contact you?
You may contact us using e-mail at
You may call us at 678-915-7243.
You may fax us at (678) 915-4991.

Or you can write to us at the following address:

    Quality Assurance Program Administrator
    Southern Polytechnic State University
    Building M-108
    1100 South Marietta Parkway
    Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896

Master of Science in Quality Assurance
Contact us: MSQA Program Administrator