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The Appalachian studies program offers a Master of Arts in Appalachian Studies with concentrations in sustainability and culture. Appalachian State University is home to the peer-reviewed Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review , founded in 1972, and the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection in Belk Library and Information Commons.

The program also offers an On-campus Graduate Certificate in Appalachian Studies and a Graduate Minor in Appalachian Studies. The program offers two undergraduate minors, Appalachian Studies and Appalachian Music: Roots and Influences, and coordinates a General Education Integrative Learning Experience dedicated to the Appalachian Mountains.

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Graduate Programs

Master of Arts in Appalachian Studies

The Master of Arts in Appalachian Studies offers two interdisciplinary concentrations: 1) Appalachian Culture and Music and 2) Sustainability in Appalachia.

What can you do with a Master of Arts degree in Appalachian Studies?