The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Your decision to continue your education is a testament to your desire to make a direct impact on this world. And whether you want to teach the leaders of tomorrow, work toward a cure for a disease or become a true agent for policy change, ASU is committed to providing you with the faculty, resources and world-class education you need to succeed. Now is the time to find your future in research, rehabilitation, counseling, education or politics with an advanced graduate or doctoral degree from the Graduate School at Alabama State University. The Vision for Graduate Education The Vision for graduate education is as follows: Promoting a Synergistic Environment to Support a Transformational and World-Class Graduate Education at Alabama State University. The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School Mission The fundamental mission of The Murphy Graduate School is to (1) provide leadership for the University’s doctorate, educational specialist, master’s and certificate level, post-baccalaureate degree programs; (2) serve as the campus-wide advocate for the advancement of graduate education; and (3) provide oversight for standards of excellence, fairness and equity in all graduate programs. Alabama State University is a student-centered, nurturing, comprehensive and diverse public historically black University committed to achieving excellence in teaching, research, and public service. The University fulfills its mission through fostering critical thought, artistic creativity, professional competence and responsible citizenship in its students; by adding to the body of knowledge to enhance the quality of life through research and discovery; and by helping to advance the state and nation through thoughtful public service. Offering baccalaureate through doctorate degrees, the University maintains a scholarly and creative faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a living atmosphere in which all members of the campus community can work and learn in pleasant and rewarding surroundings. Consistent with its assurance that race, gender or economic status inhibits intelligence, creativity or achievement, ASU offers a bridge to success for those who commit to pursuing the building blocks of development, focus, persistence, and reward.