Graduate Admissions

image of mall on campusAppalachian State University offers more than 50 master's and certificate programs and one doctoral program in a wide range of disciplines. Classes are offered at the main campus in Boone as well as online and face-to-face at locations around northwestern North Carolina.

Admission FAQs

News and Announcements

  • The application for the MSN beginning Fall 2015 is now open! For more information on the program and application process, click here.
  • Visit us by attending one of our open house events to learn more about our graduate programs.
  • Accelerate your graduate career at Appalachian! The new Accelerated Admission: Baccalaureate to Master’s program allows nominated seniors to begin a graduate degree early by crediting three graduate courses toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree requirements. Visit the Accelerated Admissions page for more information.

New Graduate Certificate Offerings!

Contact Information

Please don't hesitate to contact us with questions. The fastest way is via email at; this email goes to Brenda Chambers and Sandy Krause, our admissions team.

Need to find another person? The "Contact Us" link appears at the bottom of every web page. If you come to town for a visit, feel free to stop in at the Graduate School (232 JET Hall).