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Promoting a Synergistic Environment to Support a Transformational and World-Class Graduate Education at Alabama State University.

World Class. World Ready.

Earn your graduate degree from ASU!

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 disease or become a true agent for policy change, ASU is committed to provide 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.

Graduate Degree Programs

Explore ASU’s advanced degree programs in finance, education policy, science, counseling and physical therapy, and use your knowledge and unique skills to become part of tomorrow’s history.

Graduate Admissions

Find graduate application information, including admissions criteria, fees, deadlines, tests and forms.

Financial Aid

Find ways to pay for your advanced degree at ASU, including grants, loans and graduate teaching and research assistantships.



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The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Dr. William A. Person, dean
Phone: (334) 229-4275


  • Dr. Marcus E. Vandiver

    Dr. Marcus E. Vandiver
    Education specialist for Alabama State Department of Education, B.S. 1998; M.Ed. 2002; Ed.D. 2007

    Dr. Marcus E. Vandiver believes his ASU education has prepared him for a meaningful career and for many of life’s lessons.

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  • Dr. Melvin A. Lowe III.

    Dr. Melvin A. Lowe III.
    B.S. ‘99, M.Ed.‘01, Ed.S.‘09

    Dr. Melvin A. Lowe III hails from a family of proud educators. He chose ASU for its legacy of nurturing some of the brightest minds in the education field.

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