Our Business: Austin Peay State University, under the control of the Tennessee Board of Regents, is a regional university organized as the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Graduate Studies, the College of Professional Programs and Social Sciences, the College of Science and Mathematics, and the School of Technology and Public Management.
The University grants the degrees of Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Arts, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Arts in Education, and the Education Specialist. A non-credit Extended Education program is offered also.
The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, the preparation programs for elementary and secondary teachers, elementary and secondary principals and supervisors, school counselors, and school psychologists are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education through the masterís degree level. The University is also a member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is accredited by the Tennessee State Board of Nursing and the National League of Nursing. Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The Medical Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Association for Laboratory Science. All baccalaureate programs in Art are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.