College of Graduate Studies
APSU offers several areas for advanced learning, degrees
Austin Peay State University offers numerous graduate degrees that afford greater
career opportunities and global reach. Across the country, graduate degrees are increasingly
becoming common place expectations for highly-sought-after careers. APSU’s graduate
programs will empower students with knowledge and skills for an aggressive and entrepreneurial-mindset
- No GRE or GMAT requirements for selected programs
- Many online programs can be completed in one year
- No specific undergraduate degree requirement for some graduate programs
- Some graduate programs offer 8-week sessions
Financial opportunities are available to absorb the cost of investing in your education through the College of Graduate Studies. These opportunities include the Diversity Fellowship Grant and Graduate Assistantship. (The Diversity Fellowship Grant pays up to $6,000 a semester for full-time enrollment to qualified Tennessee residents.)
Graduate Assistantship (GA) positions provide students experience through campus employment, a tuition scholarship, and a stipend. The GA position is an invaluable experience not only to further ones’ knowledge and educational experience but also build upon leadership skills needed in a professional environment. In addition to these practical skills, successful GAs gain the respect of supervisors that could eventually become colleagues or professional references.
For more information on those opportunities, visit our website:apsu.edu/grad-studies
For highly motivated students, APSU offers Accelerated Master’s Pathways (AMP) enabling
students to enroll in graduate courses while completing undergraduate degree requirements.
Qualified* students may enroll in no more than 12 graduate level credits while completing
an undergraduate degree. The graduate credits will replace relevant undergraduate
course requirements within a major for graduation and any graduate credits earned
will count toward the graduation requirements for a graduate degree. Typically, the
student’s undergraduate major and the graduate courses are within the same department/discipline.
Student qualifications to pursue an accelerated master’s pathway are determined by
each academic department. In general, participating students should be considered
exceptional academic performers (≥3.5 GPA) with a consistent history of academic excellence.
*Qualifications vary by department. Students are encouraged to speak with an advisor to learn more about this opportunity. For more information, please visit: www.apsu.edu/grad-studies/
GRADUATE PROGRAMS OFFERED
Visit www.apsu.edu/grad-studies/graduate-programs for available graduate degree programs.