Frequently Asked Questions Appalachian Studies

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General questions 

  1. What can I do with a Master’s degree in Appalachian Studies?

  2. Which concentration should I do?

  3. What type of classes can Appalachian Studies Students take?

  4. Do you offer summer classes? 

  5. Is your program full-time or part-time?

  6. Do students have to complete a thesis?

  7. Are there internship opportunities available to students? 

  8. What is the difference between the MA in Appalachian Studies and the graduate certificate? 

  9. What are the different concentrations/areas within the program?


Application Questions  

  1. When is the application deadline? 

  2. Do I need to take the GRE? 

  3. How many letters of recommendation do I need?

  4. Will I have to interview for this program? 

  5. When will I hear about my application once I submit it?

  6. If I am accepted into the program, how long do I have to make a decision?

  7. If I am accepted, can I defer my acceptance?

  8. Who do I contact with questions about my application? 


Scholarships, Fellowships, and Graduate Assistantships

  1. Are there scholarships available for Appalachian Studies students? 

  2. What are the tuition rates for resident/non-resident students and other associated costs?

  3. What graduate research assistant positions are available to students? 

  4. Are assistantships for both years?

  5. Do you offer summer assistantships?

  6. How much are the assistantship stipends?