• Graduate Studies
  • Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education
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    Program Admission Requirements

    This degree does not qualify a student for any teaching certificate in the State of Alabama. This degree is designed to meet the needs of those students who are interested in pursuing work as a means of personal development and/or preparation for certain professional areas requiring a master’s degree. To be admitted to this program, the prospective student must meet all requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies.

    I. Conditional Admission Required Courses: 9 hours

    Professional Courses

    • ED 504 . Techniques of Educational Research (3)
    • A graduate level research course in an academic area 
    • ED 506 . Educational Statistics (3)
    • A graduate level statistics course 
    • EP 500 . Advanced Educational Psychology (3)
    • A graduate level psychology course

    II. Unconditional Admission Required Courses: 24 hours

    • Courses from areas of interest or concentration 

    Total Required: 33 hours 

    Program Completion Requirements

    The student shall:

    1. Maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or better in all courses in the approved program as verified on an official transcript with no grade less than "C." 
    2. Make a satisfactory score on a written comprehensive examination documenting mastery of the curriculum of the program.