Welcome to Adult and Continuing Education (ACE)
Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science Degree in Adult and Continuing Education (ACE). The Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) faculty and staff are excited for you to learn more about us. If you are interested in applying for admission, please contact Tammy Jones, Administrative Secretary Sr., or program faculty, Dr. Feon Smith-Branch or Dr. Jessica Hanna.
ACE Program Overview
The online Master of Science degree program in ACE is a field-based program designed to serve adult learners who may be employed on a full-time basis. The comprehensive program is intended for individuals who serve in instructional, training, leadership, or professional roles in human services areas of business, industry, government, community agencies, health care, or education. Students will learn to teach adults by gaining classroom knowledge, experiencing work-based activities, and participating in projects intended to develop the competencies used by professionals in the areas of Adult Education and Evaluation, and Career and Technical Center Teaching.
ACE Mission Statement
The online program shall be centrally related to the Marshall University Board of Governors Approved Mission Statement of the Institution. The mission of the Marshall University Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) Program is to provide its graduates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to be successful in the global economy and society of the 21st century.
Online Delivery Means Accessibility and Convenience for Students
Our faculty have years of experience in teaching internet-based courses for adult working professionals. Through this experience, the faculty have developed unmatched expertise in designing and teaching online courses. One-on-one advising (face-to-face, online, phone, email) is available to every student from program entry through completion.
Experience Makes The Difference
Marshall’s Adult and Continuing Education faculty have real-world experience and understand the needs of working professional educators. Each course is designed to align with national standards for adult education and training and development professionals, and our instructors seek to provide relevant information and experiences to students.
ACE Programs of Study – Areas of Emphasis
ACE Areas of Emphasis – Plans of Study Forms
ACE Program Brochure
ACE Contact Information
Dr. Feon Smith-Branch, Associate Professor — Program Coordinator (Huntington Campus)
Phone: (304) 696-2381
Dr. Jessica Hanna, Assistant Professor — Program Coordinator (South Charleston Campus)
Phone: (304) 749-8935
Tammy Jones – Administrative Secretary Sr.
Phone: (304) 746-2514
ACE Student Testimonials
Are you a current or past student who would like to share a personal and/or success story? If so, please contact the ACE faculty.