Every App State Online program has a program director who can help you select university courses, discuss your career goals and ensure you’re on track to graduate.

App State staff can guide you on what you need to do before you enroll at Appalachian as well as connecting you with any campus resources to help you while you’re here.

Find your contact below.

Admissions questions

App State Online Office

Undergraduate Programs
transfer@appstate.edu
828-262-7877

Graduate Programs
gradadmissions@appstate.edu
828-262-2130

Undergraduate

Career and Technical Education

Dr. Jerianne Taylor
taylorjs@appstate.edu

Child Development

Dr. Dionne Busio
sillsbusiodm@appstate.edu

Communication Advertising

Laura Brittain
brittainll@appstate.edu

Communication Studies

Dr. Ed Brewer
brewerec@appstate.edu

Elementary Education

Dr. Leslie Bradbury
upsonlk@appstate.edu

Management

App State Online
transfer@appstate.edu

Middle Grades Education

Dr. Chris Cook
cookcm5@appstate.edu

Nursing

Mary Coleman
colemanma1@appstate.edu

Social Work

Dr. Michael Howell
howellml@appstate.edu

Special Education

Dr. Aftynne Cheek
cheekae1@appstate.edu

Workforce Leadership & Development

Dr. Jerianne Taylor
taylorjs@appstate.edu

Certificates

Appalachian Studies Certificate

Dr. Julie Shepherd-Powell
shepherdpowellja@appstate.edu

Aging, Health, and Society

Dr. David Russell
russelldj@appstate.edu

Autism

Dr. Susan Hedges
hedgessh@appstate.edu

Birth through Kindergarten

Dr. Pamela Shue
shuepl@appstate.edu

College and University Teaching

Dr. Krista Terry
terrykp@appstate.edu

Instructional Technology Facilitation

Dr. Patrick O’Shea
osheapm@appstate.edu

International Leadership

Dr. Barbara Howard
howardbb@appstate.edu

Instructional Technology Leadership

Dr. Patrick O’Shea
osheapm@appstate.edu

Middle and Secondary Teaching

Dr. Jerianne Taylor
taylorjs@appstate.edu

New Media Literacies and Global Perspectives

Dr. Patrick O’Shea
osheapm@appstate.edu

Nursing Education

Dr. Beth Fiske
fiskeea@appstate.edu

Online Learning and Professional Development

Dr. Patrick O’Shea
osheapm@appstate.edu

Public Health Nutrition Practice

Dr. Kyle Thompson
thompsonkl@appstate.edu

Reading Education

Dr. Beth Frye
fryeem@appstate.edu

School Leadership

Dr. Precious Mudiwa
mudiwap@appstate.edu

Sociology

Dr. Brad Nash
nashb@appstate.edu

Special Education

Dr. Debra Prykanowski
Dr. Debra Prykanowski

Graduate

MBA

Dr. Neel Das
dasn@appstate.edu

Curriculum Specialist

Dr. Sara Zimmerman
zimmermnsj@appstate.edu

Educational Media

Dr. Patrick O’Shea
osheapm@appstate.edu

Elementary Education

Dr. Beth Campbell
campbellea@appstate.edu

MHA

Nicole Williams
williamsne4@appstate.edu

Higher Education

Dr. Andrew Koricich
koricichma@appstate.edu

Library Science

Dr. Kim Becnel
becnelke@appstate.edu

Middle Grades Education

Dr. Chris Cook
cookcm5@appstate.edu

MSN

Dr. Beth Fiske
fiskeea@appstate.edu

MPA

Dr. Kathryn Webb Farley
webbfarleyke@appstate.edu

Nutrition

Kyle Thompson
thompsonkl@appstate.edu

Reading Education

Dr. Beth Frye
fryeem@appstate.edu

MSA

Dr. Precious Mudiwa
mudiwap@appstate.edu

MSW

Dr. Deborah Phillips
phillipsdl@appstate.edu

Special Education

Dr. Rebecca K. Shankland
shanklandrk@appstate.edu

EdS

EdS

Dr. Barbara Howard
howardbb@appstate.edu

Higher Education

Dr. Andrew Koricich
koricichma@appstate.edu

EdD

Dr. Vachel Miller
millervw@appstate.edu