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Meeting looks at offering ASU graduate classes in Hickory


LTN Staff Reports


Appalachian State University faculty and staff will conduct an information meeting at the Appalachian State University Center in Hickory on Saturday for a proposed master’s degree in middle education to be offered at Catawba County location.

A news release from the university states that given sufficient enrollment, the program would combine face-to-face classes with online classes and would begin this fall.

To apply to the program, interested applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and hold a valid teaching license. Once enrolled, students will take an average of six credit hours a semester.

Successful completion of the master’s program leads to a 007 NCDPI “M” grades 6-9 teaching license, noted the release.

The graduate-tuition rate for the 2011-2012 academic year is $198 per credit hour for in-state students.

The meeting begins at 11 a.m. in room 114 of the Appalachian State University Center, on the East Campus of Catawba Valley Community College on U.S. 70 in Hickory.

For more information, call Appalachian’s Office of Distance Education at (800) 355-4084, ext. 6518 or visit www.distance.appstate.edu.


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