|Program Director: Dr. Eric Lassiter
Graduate Humanities Program
The Graduate Certificate in Appalachian Studies requires 18 hours of course credit. The Certificate will provide students with a variety of backgrounds with the opportunity for advanced interdisciplinary study related to Appalachia.
- The curriculum is flexible enough to allow students to focus on an area of interest.
- Students have the opportunity to engage in collaborative research and field investigations.
- Students have the opportunity to use primary documents and local resources.
How to apply:
- Prospective certificate-only students should apply for admission to Marshall University as a Certificate/Professional Development student and select the Appalachian Studies Certificate on the application form.
- Applicants should follow the admissions process described in the Graduate Catalog, or at the Graduate Admissions website.
- Students enrolled in any advanced degree program at Marshall University who wish to earn the certificate simultaneously can apply easily by submitting a Secondary Program Request form:
Deadline for Application:
December 1 (Spring semester);
August 1 (Fall Semester);
May 1 (Summer)