The Online Graduate Certificate in New Media Literacies and Global Perspectives at Appalachian

Knowing how to effectively create, integrate and evaluate new media is paramount to our successful use and incorporation of technology in our lives. No matter your field, new media is a vital part of your industry.

The Graduate Certificate in New Media Literacies and Global Perspectives at Appalachian State University provides you with a diversity of learning experiences, including broadening your awareness of the new media and global education as it relates to its emerging role in industry. Customize your learning to include other areas of interest in educational media and become part of a learning community.

This Distance Education program provides a competitive edge for those seeking employment, or already employed, in areas such as distance education, educational media programming and the global media environment.

Distance Education at Appalachian State University: Connecting professionals with the tools to make them more productive and successful.

Department of Leadership and Education Studies

Certificate details

Program format

All 18 hours of certificate credit transfers to the master's degree. If you are a prospective MA applicants, you should formally apply to the degree program prior to reaching nine hours

Eligibility and application requirements


Applicants must:

  • hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

Application requirements:

  • Completed online application to graduate school
  • Application fee
  • Official (sealed) transcript from each college or university attended (other than Appalachian)
  • Resume

Note: Test scores are not required for this program.


Semester Start Application Deadline


Nov 1

Summer I

April 1


July 1