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Adult and Continuing Education

Coppin State University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
7596 USD/year
7596 USD/year
4128 USD/year
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About

The Adult and Continuing Education program of Coppin State University 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 parishioners of adult education, counseling and training programs.

Overview

The Adult and Continuing Education program of Coppin State University followes specialty areas that serves to enhance the basic core of the Master of Science in Adult and Continuing Education:

  • The Administration and Supervision specialty develops and strengthens the leadership and specialized skills for administrators, counselors, teachers, and all other relevant parishioners of adult education, counseling and training programs.
  • The Gerontology specialty provides a comprehensive approach for students to better understand the theoretical and clinical aspects of aging. Students will gain a better understanding of the role of home health providers, and family caregivers. Emphasis is placed on the aging process and the cyclical affects. The knowledge base to better understand the changing roles of aging persons in society as well as analyses of government responses to dealing with the aged will be provided.
  • The Family Counseling specialty prepares students in the field of family studies. Students in this program are taught theoretical concepts and intervention strategies in the field of family studies. Particular emphasis is given to the dynamics of family systems theory and the rationale and practice of marriage and family counseling. Students will acquire basic knowledge and apply it to these concepts related to family systems theories.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply adult learning / development theory to adult education instruction, counseling, training, etc.
  • Assess diverse individual adult learner needs and identify appropriate learning tools and practices
  • Employ models as a tool in adult education in order to bring theories into daily practice
  • Utilize multiple instructional strategies
  • Plan, implement and evaluate adult education instruction, courses, and programs
  • Develop equitable learning opportunities for all students in adult education instruction, courses and programs
  • Demonstrate intellectual engagement with adult and continuing education practices through creative and scholarly activities / projects
  • Address ethical challenges through a framework that forms personal and organizational standards that are shaped by a belief in social justice, equity, and integrity

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Adult Education
  • The Adult Learner
  • Strategies for Curriculum Development
  • Counseling Adults
  • Administration of Education Programs
  • Supervision of Instruction

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is prerequisite for admission to graduate study
  • Obtain an application from the School of Graduate Studies
  • Complete the application for admission and return it with the non-refundable application fee of $50.00
  • Arrange to have official copies of test scores, if applicable
  • Official transcripts sent from all college and universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation sent to the Director of the Office of Admissions at the above address
  • International applicants from countries whose native language is not English are required to submit proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3798 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3798 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    4128 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2064 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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