Admission Requirements for Adult and Community Education Graduate Students

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    COORDINATES, DEVELOPS MARKETING MATERIALS — Laura Sproull ’12, BS in Communications Media, MA ’13 in AECT, works as a marketing coordinator at Excela Health in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. “The classes, hands-on learning experiences, and faculty support helped shape my professional development,” said Sproull.

    The Master of Arts in Adult and Community Education and the Master of Arts in Adult Education and Communications Technology have an open admissions policy; students may start in any semester.

    Contact the Program

    We encourage prospective students to contact the program they're interested in before submitting an application. We'll talk with you about your goals.

    • Adult and Community Education online master's program: Contact Professor Gary Dean at gjdean@iup.edu or (724) 357-4538.
    • Adult Education and Communications Technology master's program: Contact Professor Gary Dean at gjdean@iup.edu or (724) 357-4538.

    Submit an Application

    For application information, contact IUP Admissions at graduate-admissions@iup.edu or (724) 357-2222, or visit their website. Street address: Sutton Hall, 1011 South Drive, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705.

    Typically, applicants are required to submit:

    • Application form and fee
    • Goal statement
    • Transcripts from all institutions of higher education previously attended
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Current resume

    Review of Applications

    After an applicant has submitted the required paperwork and fee to the SGSR, the application packet is sent to the Department of Adult and Community Education for review.

    The department may ask the applicant to submit a writing sample or to participate in an interview.