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.
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.
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.
Programs of Study – Areas of Emphasis
Areas of Emphasis – Plans of Study Forms
Dr. Feon Smith-Branch, Associate Professor — Program Coordinator (Huntington Campus)
Dr. Tim Melvin, Assistant Professor
Tammy Jones – Administrative Secretary Sr.