Non-Degree Students Who Have Not Attended App State

Non-Degree/Have Not Attended App State

If you have never attended App State before, please complete the steps for non-degree admission.

You might be interested in 

  • taking a class for your own professional development, or
  • returning to your parent institution where you are pursuing a degree program and want the AppState class to satisfy a degree requirement there, or
  • seeking credentialing, continuing education credits, or gaining competencies essential to prepare for professional/entrance exams.

You are a non-degree student if you

  • intend to enroll in coursework at AppState and
  • do not intend to apply to a degree program, undergraduate or graduate program.

Non-Degree Student Admission

Application details are outlined on the Admissions Non-Degree Seeking Students page.

Non-Degree/Licensure Only Pathway to Teaching 

Individuals seeking teacher licensure in North Carolina are  ecouraged to view the details outlined on the Reich College of Education’s Licensure and Certification page.


Are you satisfying degree requirements for a program at another school? 

Ensure Your Course Will Count: If you are enrolled in a degree program at another institution and your plan is to take a summer course(s) at App State to meet your degree requirements, consult with your parent institution to ensure the course(s) will be accepted for your degree before you apply to App State.  

Allow Time for Prerequisites to be Checked: If you are interested in taking a course at App State that requires a prerequisite, be prepared to provide an unofficial copy of your transcript along with a description and syllabus of the course you think will count as satisfying the prerequisite. Allow adequate time for a decision to be processed by the academic department at App State.

High School Students: If you are currently enrolled in high school, you must provide the appropriate permissions from your high school counselor, a parent/guardian, AND permission from the faculty member teaching the course(s) at App State.

Check Deadlines: If the application deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be the next business day.