Succeeding at Austin Peay is a given.
Come with your ambitious goals and dreams. This is the place to transform them into a career that can change the world. We’re happy to help you get there.
Every path to graduation is different and each student is unique. But the thing that remains the same in all student academics is our commitment to bringing you the best educational experience possible. To help you find the best path, we have multiple resources housed in Student Success ready to assist you with resources that best fit your needs in the university.
Our support is just beginning with this guide to map your coursework.
Faculty and staff are committed to your success on and off campus, fostering potential and creating an environment where you can shine and write your own future. The result? Students who excel in research, business, science and the arts.
What can you study?
Austin Peay offers hundreds of degree concentrations from associate and bachelor's degrees all the way to our doctorate of education in educational leadership. Our six academic colleges are equipped with doctoral-trained faculty members housed in state-of-the-art facilities ready to teach you the skills needed to be successful in the professional world.
The College of Arts and Letters provides studies in the areas of art, communication
arts, languages, literature, history, music, philosophy, theatre, and dance. Our mission
is to promote the humanities as a way of understanding the global culture in which
Expert faculty provide a structured, creative learning environment that enables students to ask questions, solve problems, and take risks as they gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for a meaningful and productive life as global citizens.
We seek students who possess a strong willingness to learn and are committed to making
a difference in the lives of others. Degree offerings and programs within the CoBHS
are designed to provide students with skills necessary to build and sustain a healthy
society. We prepare students to enter their communities ready to engage and lead.
With appreciation for inclusion, global awareness, and lifelong learning.
Our highly credentialed and experienced faculty will teach you these skills and allow you opportunities to practice your new talents in real life situations. They will work closely with you to develop a program of study mentoring you throughout you academic path.
The APSU College of Business is a teaching-focused business school committed to student
success while serving the Clarksville and Nashville metropolitan areas.
We strive to push students beyond the textbook and help them explore their passions, in order to empower our graduates to compete in a global economy.
Our departments of Teaching and Learning and Educational Specialties offer undergraduate
and graduate degree programs that will give you the training you need to be successful
in our classroom and in yours.
Our various Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) programs provide multiple avenues for career changers and college graduates in other disciplines to prepare themselves for their particular niche in the teaching profession. The Doctorate of Educational Leadership will prepare you for a variety of positions from state and district leadership roles to educational research careers.
The College of STEM provides study for students in the areas of agriculture, astronomy,
biology, chemistry, computer science, Earth and Environmental Sciences, mathematics,
medical laboratory science, radiologic technology, physics, engineering physics, and
Our outstanding, discipline-based programs are student-centered and designed to prepare students for responsible positions at all levels of research, industry, education, medicine, and government. We emphasize degree programs relevant to regional economic and market trends, designed to enable graduates to compete in the global economy and foster lifelong learning skills.
The College of Graduate Studies at Austin Peay State University fosters an intellectual
community of advanced learning within an environment of scholarship, research and
creative activities, and engages faculty and students with partnerships representative
of a global society.
The College of Graduate Studies also develops advanced programs and services addressing national needs and provides a mechanism for collaborative opportunities in research, creative and scholarly activities. These connect university expertise with private and public resources and contribute significantly to the intellectual, economic, social, physical and cultural development of the region and therefore, the nation.