Public Service & Continuing Education
Appalachian Community Studies Certificate Program
|Studying Appalachia makes sense for all
students—those born in Appalachia and those new to it. The Appalachian
Community Studies Certificate Program is a professional certificate
program designed to explore images of the region and its inhabitants,
nurturing an awareness of the rich diversity of life in the area, its
history, culture, and people. You will complete a series of courses that
provide extensive preparation in the field.
You will learn about history, culture, challenges, health, and sustainability within the region. The question often comes up among students interested in exploring Appalachian Studies: “What can I do with an Appalachian Studies Certificate?” The answer truly is, “Whatever you want.”Effective January 1, 2011: In order to earn the Appalachian Community Studies Certificate, candidates must fill out an application and successfully complete the four core courses and four electives within the calendar year:
Four CORE classes are:
Effective 11/1/2011 you must complete an application to be accepted into the certificate program. There is no additional cost to enroll in the certificate program. Click here to download application form.
Please print and complete the application and return it to:
Note: Non-certificate seeking students may enroll in any class.
For more information or to request a copy
of the application be sent to you, please
call 706-864-1918 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org