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Appalachian State University

12 months
19849 USD/year
19849 USD/year
4839 USD/year
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Higher Education from Appalachian State University provides 36 semester hours of graduate work to prepare individuals for mid- and upper-level positions in postsecondary education.  


Higher Education from Appalachian State University is for those interested in beginning or advancing careers in higher or adult education. It provides opportunities for students to explore and apply research and theory to the complex contexts of today’s educational environments.


  • Basic skills/developmental education instructors
  • ESOL instructors 
  • Faculty in career-tech programs 
  • Leaders in adult and developmental education 
  • Learning specialists 
  • Professional developers/trainers 
  • Program directors or coordinators 
  • Tutorial coordinators

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Adult Development and Learning Theories
  • College and University Teaching
  • American Higher Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Spring Admission - priority deadline is October 1
  • Fall Admission - priority deadline is February 1


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Required Entrance Exam: GRE or MAT (score must be no more than 5 years old)
  • Required number of references to specify in the online form: 3
  • Resume
  • Graduate School: 3.0 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores from the appropriate admission test(s), OR 2.5 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores at the 25th percentile level from the appropriate admission test(s).
  • Submit your graduate application online.
  • Pay the online application fee
  • Mail official or certified transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended that have been evaluated by a NACES accredited credential evaluation service.
  • Provide proof of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4839 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4839 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boone

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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