While Walters State is a learning-centered college, many faculty conduct and publish research to advance scholarship in their respective disciplines. Faculty research not only enhances student learning but also promotes the importance of scholarship among students. Though Walters State’s Multidisciplinary Research in Applied Sciences (MRAS), faculty guide students through the basics of research methods. MRAS also encourages research and scholarship across all disciplines.
To encourage, promote, and support scholarship and research through collaborations at state, national, and international level
To provide students with opportunities to apply subject knowledge to real-life applications
To encourage interdisciplinary and cross-curriculum studies
To establish educational and training programs
To disseminate work through published research, newsletters, conferences, and initiate media related programs
To initiate collaborative advanced degrees.