Ashland University is very proud to be the institutional home of an outstanding graduate culture and one of the largest graduate student populations in the region. Our reputation of providing the right balance of theory, research and inquiry, and professional practice has set Ashland's graduate programs apart. Our programs have made us the clear choice of practitioners from a variety of professions. Our faculty are graduates of a wide range of universities and they also bring with them many years of non-university workplace experience. Our faculty are scholars and teachers with a very strong focus on the students in our programs – each student is an individual. Our faculty are committed to preparing students to be competent and confident scholars and professionals. They make every effort to help students gain valuable insights into the influences that shape their fields.
Program continuity and quality are enhanced by full-time faculty and well qualified adjunct faculty. All courses are taught within the parameters of master syllabi which have been developed, reviewed and approved by the faculty and Graduate Council prior to adoption. Our faculty are available for consultation and support to students as they progress through the program.
The graduate programs offered by the College of Arts & Sciences are designed to provide the integrated academic and field-based study necessary to the personal and professional growth.