Are you interested in studying graduate programs in Georgia? Georgia, or the Peach State, is the 8th most populous state in the US. The state’s largest city is its capital Atlanta. Columbus and Augusta are the two largest cities following Atlanta. The state is home to freshwater game fish like trout, bream, bass and catfish. The White-tailed deer roam all around the state. There are 15 Fortune 500 companies and 26 Fortune 1000 companies headquartered in Georgia. Some of the companies with headquarters in Georgia are Coca-Cola, Home Depot, UPS and Delta Airlines. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world’s busiest airport.i
Atlanta’s economy is based on real estate, service, communications and tourism industries. Agriculture is also a significant sector of the state’s economy in general. The state’s economy is made up of the textile industry as well as agriculture. Large farms are across the middle and south of the state that produce peanuts, corn, peaches and pecans. The state’s economy also depends on the textile industry mainly located in Columbus and Augusta. Owned and operated by the state are four ports where major businesses export and import products. Tourists can also enjoy many attractions in the Atlanta area. The World of Coke, Georgia Aquarium, Zoo Atlanta and Stone Mountain are some of the amazing places to visit. The Georgia Aquarium entered into the Guinness World Records in 2010 for being the largest aquarium in the world. ii
If living and studying in the Peach State sounds good to you, browse through the graduate degree program options below.