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Every day we continue to increase our culture of excellence.

With more than 50 graduate and 125 undergraduate degree paths, Austin Peay is a major regional provider of higher education, offering the country’s first registered apprenticeship for teaching and adding new programs in national security studies, aviation science and animation.

Austin Peay provides the transformational experiences that you want. With your degree in hand, you will make a positive change in the world, following in the footsteps of Josh, who created a story map to tell the story of African American soldiers; Deepesh, who eased suffering in Nashville’s Bhutanese refugee community; and Kyrstin, who directed a short film about COVID-19, racial injustice and the 2020 presidential election.


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The life you want begins at Austin Peay State University

Our classes are set up to fit into your life. At our Clarksville and Fort Campbell campuses, we offer a comprehensive list of courses that work for your daily schedule. Is your routine particularly hectic? Our online offerings make it even easier to invest in yourself and earn an degree. Whatever education your life demands, we can help make happen.

Scenic of clarksville campus

Located just 45 minutes from Nashville in downtown Clarksville, Austin Peay's main campus is home to programs offering bachelor's and master's degrees.

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Military students learn at Austin Peay center at Fort Campbell

Expand your skillset and enhance your career opportunities through the academic programs and convenient class schedules at the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. Whether you’re an active duty military service member, veteran or civilian, you can earn your associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree through 7 1/2-week courses that allow you to meet your objective faster than traditional 16-week semesters.

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Austin Peay State University’s online courses offer an interactive approach to education combined with a user-friendly online platform. Even if you've never taken an online class before, you will find our online format easy to learn, navigate, and manage! Online students access D2L and engage with instructors and classmates online in an interactive format. It is important to know that online courses are not self-paced; courses begin and end on specific dates and class work has assigned deadlines. Advising, library services, student support, and other forms of student assistance are available to online students.

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