Jul 13, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Appalachian Studies - Sustainability in Appalachia Concentration, MA

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Program Code: MA_204E
CIP Code: 05.0199

Learn more about the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies .

Program of Study for the Master of Arts in Appalachian Studies

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE exam scores; two-page statement of intent explaining applicant’s academic and professional goals in chosen concentration and the value of regional studies to the contemporary world; additional courses (up to 15 hours maximum) may be required if so indicated by the student’s deficiencies.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

Accelerated Admissions Option: This program offers an accelerated admission option for undergraduate students currently enrolled at Appalachian State University.

Location: On Campus

Course Requirements for the Master of Arts in Appalachian Studies

Total Required (Minimum 36 Hours)

Other Requirements for the MA in Appalachian Studies

  • Thesis: Optional
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Required; see the program director for specific timeline and requirements for admission to candidacy
  • Comprehensive: A written examination is required
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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