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Adult Education, M.Ed./M.A.

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This degree concentration in Adult Education offered by the University of the Incarnate Word is designed to provide professional preparation for administrators/supervisors of adult learning activities, people working in human resource and staff development, continuing and community education, military education, personnel and teachers of adults in a variety of institutions and settings.

About

Students of the Adult Education offered by the University of the Incarnate Word are exposed to the principles of Adult Education with special emphasis on the changes occurring in adult life as they affect the teaching-learning process. Educational, institutional, administrative and programmatic implications are stressed. Some areas of specialization that can be arranged by the advisor include adult literacy, human resource development or adult religious education.

Master of Arts, M.A.

The Master of Arts degree requires completion of 36 semester hours of coursework, 24 of which must be in education. The degree is appropriate for students applying coursework not designated as an education course.

Master of Education, M.Ed.

This Master of Education degree is designed for students completing all coursework in education. The degree requires completion of 36 semester hours of coursework based upon the graduate core curriculum and the area of concentration.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Adult Learning and Development
  • Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Capstone in Education
  • Multicultural Concepts in Education
  • Adult Literacy Education
  • Methods & Strategies in Adult Ed

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    56

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Degree-seeking students should apply and provide official transcripts from the college/ university last attended indicating the achievement of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Non-degree-seeking students should apply and provide official transcripts from the college/university last attended, a letter from the college/university last attended or currently attending, indicating he or she is in good academic standing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for San Antonio

  • 972 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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