Return to the Fayetteville State University Home Page

Graduate Programs

FSU HomeGraduateSchoolAcademic Programs

Academic Programs

FSU Graduate Programs include the Doctorate of Education, Master of School Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Psychology, Master of Arts in Sociology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, and Master of Science in Criminal Justice. Graduate certificates are offered in Applied Sociology, Criminal Justice, Military Behavioral Health, Professional Writing, Teaching of Writing, Substance Abuse Studies, Healthcare Management, and Project Management. Class A Level Licensure is offered in Education (K-12). 

Fayetteville State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctorate degrees. FSU is also accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Council for Social Work Education (CSWE), and certified by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), in addition to having institutional membership in several professional organizations.

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Science and Fine ArtsThe College of Arts and Sciences offers master's degrees in Social Work, Psychology (counseling and experimental), Sociology, and Criminal Justice. We offer the following Graduate Certificates:  Graduate Certificate in Military Behavioral Health, Graduate Certificate in Teaching of Writing, Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing, Graduate Certificate in Applied Sociology, Graduate Certificate in Substance Abuse Studies, and Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice.

Please click here for more details and additional information including GPA or GRE requirements, Degree Offerings and contact names and phone numbers.

School of Business and Economics

SBEThe MBA Program, which is accredited by AACSB International, is designed to meet the educational and/or career goals of: (1) business professionals who wish to advance in their careers, (2) other professionals interested in changing careers by pursuing an advanced degree in business, and (3) individuals who are considering a doctoral degree in business. The core curriculum consists of 24 credit hours followed by 12 elective credit hours which can be used to acquire a specialization in management, marketing, international business, finance, healthcare management, or entrepreneurship. Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree in business or related fields or are in need of refresher course(s) in the functional areas of business may be required to enroll in up to 18 additional credits hours of foundation courses. The requirement for any of the foundation courses is made in consultation with the MBA Director.  We offer the following Graduate Certificates: Graduate Certificate in Project Management, and Graduate Certificate in Health Management.

Please click here for more details and additional information including GPA, GMAT requirements, contact names, and phone numbers.

School of Education

School of EducationStudents who apply for admission to graduate programs in the School of Education must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Students must also have an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.00 scale for all undergraduate study, or a minimum 2.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the last sixty (60) hours of study, which may include no more than twelve (12) hours of graduate study. The Master of School Administration (MSA) requires an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 overall or 3.00 in the last sixty (60) hours of course work. Students must provide a score on the general section of the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) taken within the last five years, and submit two letters of recommendation from persons qualified to evaluate their ability to pursue graduate study in education. Master of Education in Mathematics applicants must also take the subject areas test of the GRE.

Please click here for more details and additional information including GPA, GRE, or MAT requirements, Degree Offerings and contact names and phone numbers.

For Your Information



A Constituent Institution of The University of North Carolina