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Our programs are convenient, flexible, fast and affordable.

APSU graduate programs are designed specifically for students like you who work, have families and seek to fit college into their busy schedules. So, what are you waiting for? At Austin Peay State University we are committed to help you achieve your next step.

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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.

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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. Finally, the College of Graduate Studies engages students in graduate education that promotes the knowledge of society, global awareness and continuous learning.

Majors offered online
Master's Degree Programs
Certificate Programs



Tuition and Fees (In State):

$3,114.90 / semester

Tuition and Fees (Out of State):

$7,308.90 / semester

GTAs and GRAs

Up to $5,200 Stipend and Full Tuition Waiver


Up to $5,200 Stipend and Tuition Assistance

*Fees based on 6 credit hours.

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Doctorate in Education

Program spotlight

The goals of the Ed.D. program are to enhance the knowledge and competencies of administrators so they may provide optimal conditions for the education of youth and adult learners. The program is designed to enhance intellectual understanding of leadership theory and policy, deepen leadership capacity, and position leaders for elevated organizational responsibility.