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Unique Learning Opportunities

It might be that you that you want to develop your skills as a leader; experience a foreign culture by living in it; augment your education for personal growth; or, challenge yourself beyond the required coursework for your major.

There are distinct educational programs at Austin Peay that provide you these opportunities and more. These aren’t your typical programs but opportunities to push yourself harder and strive for something more.

President's Emerging Leaders Program

The virtues of scholarship and service blend seamlessly in the President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP). Through the program, you will:

Participants in the program receive an annual $3,000 scholarship and are required to maintain a 3.5 GPA while taking at least 12 credit hours per semester.

Study Abroad and Exchange

Examine global and regional affairs at Kyungpook National University (KNU) in Korea, Study physics at the University of Pardubice in the Czech Republic, or immerse yourself in the French language during a summer at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.

A study abroad experience is more than a trip to another country, it’s an opportunity to expand your horizons and explore the world around ... all while earning credit toward your degree.

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Extended and Distance Education

Learning is the cornerstone of personal and professional growth. So whether you’re looking for creative opportunities in career development, training for employees or an interesting course for personal enrichment, Austin Peay is here to help.

We are committed to providing quality lifelong learning opportunities as an integral part of our mission.

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Honors Program

Our Honors Program isn’t about making regular courses harder or more work-intensive, it’s about providing a richer academic experience for those looking to challenge themselves in creative exploration and intellectual development.

Student who participate in the Honors Program:

Qualified honors students come from all majors but are required to have a minimum ACT composite score of 26 and a high school GPA above 3.5.

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