Colleges and Schools
Sixteen departments span the humanities, social sciences, and the mathematical and natural sciences.
The college places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry.
The college has one of the largest teacher education programs in the University of North Carolina system. It also houses programs in human development and counseling, leadership, and family and consumer science.
This college comprises the departments of Applied Design, Art, Communication, Military Science and Leadership, Sustainable Development, and Theatre and Dance.
The school offers more than 50 master's and certificate programs and one doctoral program – on the main campus, at off-campus locations and online.
The college positions Appalachian as the premier university for outstanding academic preparation of health and human services professionals.
The school prepares performers, composers, music educators, music therapists, conductors, and music industry professionals.
All undergraduate students begin their education here, through the General Education Program, co-curricular programs and student support programs.
This program attracts students in the top 5 to 10 percent of their graduating high school class.
Other Units Reporting to the Provost
- Belk Library and Information Commons
- Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success
- NC Center for Engineering Technologies
- Information Technology Services
- Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning
- Office of International Education and Development
- Office of Research and Innovation