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Meet Our Admissions Staff

Admissions Counselors

Trish Ross
Trish Ross
Assistant Director of Admissions
Call: 706.419.1148
Text: 706.450.8146

Trish is recruiting students in Memphis & West, TN, and the states of Florida, Idaho, Michigan, Montana, Oregon & Wyoming.

Lisa Vander Maas
Lisa Vander Maas
Regional Recruiter for Michigan
Call: 706.450.7020
Text: 706.450.7020

Lisa is recruiting students in Michigan.

Mary Streets
Mary Streets
Admissions Counselor
Call: 706.419.1656
Text: 706.450.8843

Mary is recruiting students in the Chattanooga Metro and East-Central Tennessee, as well as the Georgia counties of Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson and Bradley, and the states of Arizona, Kentucky, Iowa, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah & Wisconsin.

Admissions Counselor Molly Guthrie
Molly Guthrie
Admissions Counselor
Call: 706.419.1644
Text: 706.450.7011

Molly is recruiting students in the Nashville Metro & West-Central Tennessee, the Metro Washington, DC area, the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maryland, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia, as well as other states of the Mid-Atlantic (PA, NJ, DE) and New England regions (MA, NH, CT, ME, RI, VT)

Kelly Whitted
Kelly Whitted
Admissions Counselor
Call: 706.419.1146
Text: 706.450.8646

Kelly is recruiting students in the local Georgia counties (Catoosa, Dade & Walker), the Southeast areas of Georgia and the Savannah Metro, as well as metro Knoxville & East Tennessee, and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana & New York.

Admissions Staff

Dean of Enrollment Management
David Gambrell
Dean of Enrollment Management
Director of Financial Aid and Assistant Director of Recruitment
Matthew Bazzel
Director of Financial Aid
Assistant Director of Recruitment
Associate Director of Admissions Claire Hirte
Claire Hirte
Associate Director of Admissions' Operations and Visits
Call: 706.419.1657
Text: 706.450.8950

Claire is recruiting students in South Carolina.

Erastos Evdoxiadis
Erastos Evdoxiadis
Admissions Operations Manager
Logan Ledford
Logan Ledford
Admissions Operations Coordinator
Call: 706.419.1603
Dustin Hayes
Dustin Hayes
Campus Visit Coordinator
Call: 706.419.1127
Text: 423.708.4748
Heather Harris
Heather Harris
Admissions Support Staff

Graduate School of Education

Undergraduate Departments, Majors, Minors, Certificates, Concentrations, and Programs

Academic Certificates

  • Arts Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
  • Journalism and Society
  • Medical Ethics Consultation
  • Neuroscience
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


  • Art, 2-D Concentration 
  • Art, 3-D Concentration 
  • Art, Art History Concentration 
  • Art, Graphic Design Concentration 
  • Art, Photography Concentration 
  • Art minor
  • Art History minor

Biblical & Theological Studies

  • Biblical & Theological Studies 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies, Missions Concentration 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies minor
  • Biblical Languages minor
  • History of Christianity minor
  • Missions minor
  • Youth Ministry minor


  • Biology, Biomedical Concentration 
  • Biology, Environmental Concentration 
  • Biology, General 
  • Biology, Health Professions Concentration 
  • Biology minor


  • Business 
  • Business, Accounting Concentration 
  • Business, Finance Concentration 
  • Business, Marketing Concentration 
  • Sport Management 
  • Business minor
  • Sport Management minor


  • Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration 
  • Chemistry, General 
  • Biochemistry minor
  • Chemistry minor

Computer Science

  • Computer Science 
  • Computer Science minor

Economics & Community Development

  • Community Development 
  • Economics 
  • Community Development minor
  • Economics minor


  • Education Studies 
  • Elementary Education (P-5) 
  • Secondary Education Certifications through MAT program 
  • Education minor

Engineering 3:2 Program

  • Natural Science, Pre-Engineering Studies Concentration


  • English 
  • English, Writing Concentration 
  • English minor
  • Writing minor

Health, Wellness and Coaching

  • Coaching minor

History, Politics, and International Studies

  • History 
  • History, Art History Concentration 
  • Political Science 
  • International Studies 
  • History minor
  • Political Science minor

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations 


  • Mathematics 
  • Mathematics minor


  • Music, Church Music Concentration 
  • Music, Creative Studies Concentration 
  • Music, General Music Concentration 
  • Music, Instrumental Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Music Education (Pre-MAT) Concentration 
  • Music, Organ Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Pedagogy Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Vocal Performance Concentration 
  • Music minor


  • Philosophy 
  • Philosophy minor


  • Physics 
  • Physics minor

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law Studies 
  • Pre-Medical Studies 
  • Pre-Nursing Studies 
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 


  • Psychology 
  • Psychology minor


  • Sociology 
  • Sociology, Family Studies & Social Work Concentration 
  • Sociology minor


  • Theatre 
  • Theatre minor

World Languages

  • French 
  • Spanish 
  • French minor
  • Spanish minor