Welcome to the Graduate School!


The Graduate School and the Career Development Center are hosting our annual Graduate and Professional Schools Fair on Thursday, October 2. For more information, click here.

Visit us this fall to learn more about our graduate programs. You can also visit us at these events.

NEW!  A graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders, beginning in Fall 2014. For more information on the program, click here.

Graduate School News

9/11/14 Kayla Murphy, a Master’s Degree student in Exercise Science with a concentration in Strength & Conditioning, was selected for a summer position working with the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) at Fort Bragg in the Human Performance Department as a Strength & Conditioning Coach. [more]

9/11/14 Lowes Foods and the Appalachian State University Dietetic Internship Bring Nutritious Learning to Western North Carolina. [more]

9/11/14 Appalachian State University is listed No. 3 among top regional public universities in the South and No. 9 among public and private universities in the South in U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges rankings. [more]

Appalachian awarded more than $2.5 million from NSF for 12-state biodiversity database project. Professor Zack E. Murrell is leading a multi-state, $2.545 million project to create a digitized database of more than 3 million plant specimens from across the Southeast. [more]

Appalachian business faculty and staff honored for excellence. Four faculty members and one staff member in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business have received the 2014 Sywassink Award for Excellence. The award recognizes excellence in teaching, service, research and contributions by a non-tenure track faculty member and a staff member. [more]