School of Arts & Sciences

School of Arts and Sciences, Public Administration - COVID-19 Accreditation Updates

The Clark Atlanta University School of Arts and Sciences offers a diverse curriculum that allows students to flourish, find their path, and achieve their lifted life of career success 

The School provides the core curricular foundation for the university, rooted in a liberal arts tradition dating back to Clark College (1869); one of the university’s founding institutions and among the nation’s first private four-year liberal arts colleges for African Americans.

Today it is the largest among the university’s four schools and is home to 18 academic departments across four divisions:

Academic Divisions


The Department of Mass Media Arts, one of two units in the Division of Communication Arts, provides students with rigorous academic and professional training that is complemented with a strong liberal arts education.


Initiatives and Opportunities

Student Freedom Initiative is available to students beginning in fall 2021. Learn more about the initiative and its income-contingent funding alternative.
Office of the Dean

Jaideep Chaudhary, Ph.D.
Interim Dean

Rico Chapman, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean

Ms. Janine Percival
Executive Assistant