Prospective Students

The 2024 application will open on August 1st, 2023

Application deadline: February 1, 2024

Graduate School Information Sessions

Below are the upcoming ONLINE information sessions offered by the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies. Click the links below to register for one of these sessions.

Cohorts and Concentrations Available

Below are the two concentrations available for the 2024 cohorts:

Higher Education

The concentration in Higher Education is intended for change-oriented professionals working in the field of higher education, including four-year colleges, community colleges, universities, and related institutions.

  • For more information, please contact Dr. Stacey Garrett:

Interdisciplinary Studies

The interdisciplinary concentration is intended for professionals with an earned EdS degree from Appalachian, as well as those with cross-disciplinary interests in educational leadership, inquiry, and innovative practice.

  • For more information, please contact Dr. Vachel Miller:

The following concentrations are expected to have cohorts in 2025, with applications open in 2024.

  • Literacy in Exceptionalities

  • Educational Administration

  • Instructional Technology Leadership

Apply to Graduate School

Visit the Cratis D. Williams Graduate School page to apply to graduate school at Appalachian.

GRE Waiver

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