Graduate Degree Programs

Online Learning Built for Your Busy Life

Apply By: 1/10/2022

Classes Start: 1/10/2022

About Athens State University Online Graduate Degrees

At Athens State University, we’re fiercely committed to our students’ lifelong success. Whatever you choose to study, you’ll experience a career-focused curriculum that prepares you to meet the needs of modern employers and poises you for lasting professional fulfillment. 

Our affordable tuition, flexible online options, and varied program lengths provide a truly accessible education, allowing you to balance your studies with your busy life. This accessibility extends to our faculty members, who pride themselves on their unparalleled availability and support. 

When you graduate from Athens State, you leave with more than just a master’s degree; you leave with confidence — the confidence to improve your life, build a career you’re proud of, and make an impact. 

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Online Format

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Affordable Tuition

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Small Classes

Get Your Degree While You Work

We understand that life happens outside the classroom — and that school isn’t your only priority. That’s why Athens State has designed our online master’s degrees specifically for adult learners who need to balance their studies with personal and professional responsibilities. We serve students who prioritize value and efficiency in education and want to eschew the typical college experience for more affordable, flexible, and career-focused degrees. With our online modalities and flexible program lengths, we allow you to craft a learning experience that works best with your life.

Support You Can Count On


80% of Athens State alumni are employed in Alabama within one year after graduating.

Experienced Faculty

98% of faculty members from Athens State’s College of Business have industry experience and joined academia with the goal of sharing their expertise to help students succeed.

Small Classes

Small class sizes — typically around 18 students — deliver a personalized learning experience.


Athens State is the most affordable state school in Alabama and Tennessee.


Our online bachelor’s degrees are designed with flexibility at the forefront, so students can balance their studies with their busy lives.


Founded in 1822, Athens State University is the oldest continuously operating institution of higher education in Alabama, with almost 200 years of academic excellence.

Earn Your Online Master’s Degree at Athens State

Ready to experience a graduate education with unparalleled personal attention and flexibility?

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