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Welcome to Graduate Studies

Cherilyn Padgett
Cherilyn Padgett

"Austin Peay was the first time I experienced true camaraderie in an educational environment. I bonded with my classmates and professors and we still keep in touch to this day, working together to solve problems and help each other advance in our careers."

Welcome to Graduate Studies

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.

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.

• Quick admissions process
• Most majors 100% online
• Affordable, quality education
Maurice Godwin
Meet Maurice Godwin

“The HHP master’s degree program prepares students for future graduate study by providing a basic understanding of all components of performance, including physiology, nutrition and the psychological basis. The courses, combined with the laboratory experience and research opportunities available, are a solid foundation for a student who wishes to further their education.”