About this course
The services of adult educators and other human service personnel serving adults are increasingly in demand by organizations such as federal and local government agencies, centers for human resource development, community clinics, general and mental hospitals, business and industry, public day and evening schools, and adult education centers as well as colleges and universities.
The Master of Science in Adult and Continuing Education is designed to enhance the professional competency of those individuals working in diverse fields serving adults. It is also meant to develop and strengthen the liberal and specialized education of administrators, counselors, teachers, and all other relevant practitioners of adult education, counseling and training programs.
All degree candidates must select an Area of Specialization in consultation with the department chairperson and their faculty advisor. A student pursuing a degree in this program should confer with the assigned faculty advisor during the first semester of study for approval of the choice and sequence of courses to be taken.
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is prerequisite for admission to graduate study.
- Three (3) current letters of reference from the current employer, instructors, or other persons who can attest to their character, integrity, and academic potential.
- International applicants from countries whose native language is not English are required to earn a score of at least 500 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and at least 173 on the computerized Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).