Graduate Degree or Certificate Applicant

You are considered a new applicant if you are applying to an Appalachian State graduate degree or certificate program in which you have not been previously enrolled.

If you are an undergraduate student at App State, you may already be enrolled in a program that provides an opportunity to get your master's degree in as little as one year with Accelerated Admissions.

Application Requirements

The following steps are required to complete an application for all master's degrees, graduate certificates, specialist and doctoral programs.

  • Submit your graduate application online.
  • Pay the online application fee.
  • Provide three references.
  • Upload your current resume or vita.
  • Mail official transcript(s) from all colleges and universities you have attended to:

    Cratis D. Williams Graduate School
    287 Rivers St
    Rm 232
    Boone, NC 28608

Program Specific Supplemental Application Materials

Some programs require applicants to submit supplemental materials as part of their application. These may include:

View your program of interest for a list of required supplemental application materials.


Contact Graduate Admissions at 828-262-2130 or