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Adult Career Education (ACE) B.S.

Indiana State University

Description:

The University offers a bachelor of science (B.S.) in adult career education (ACE).

The ACE Program is designed to address the needs of working adults (or adults seeking employment) who want to complete a college degree in a customized area of study.

Core coursework focuses on skills that are in high demand by today's employers—skills such as creative problem solving, critical thinking, team building, communication technology, and work-life integration. Beyond the core classes, students work with an advisor to customize a specialization to meet their career and personal goals.

ACE provides a flexible, convenient, and individualized approach to education for adult students who have earned approximately 60 college credits. The on-line core program is delivered in accelerated eight-week courses. Advisors help students identify prior learning experiences that may qualify for college credit, including military training, non-collegiate sponsored training, proficiency exams and work experiences. Resources and support for on-line learning are built into the program.

Special Note:  ACE is an on-line program designed for individuals who have completed approximately 60 credit hours and meet other eligibility requirements. For further information, visit ACE (Adult Career Education) Bachelor Degree Completion on the University's DegreeLink Web site.

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Careers:

The ACE Program can help students:

  • Acquire skills, knowledge, and attitudes that will enhance them personally as well as professionally
  • Advance in their chosen careers or change careers
  • Become more marketable in today's competitive labor market
  • Complete an educational program started but never finished
  • Attain a global perspective from an on-line network of fellow students
  • Feel more confident in their professional and personal aspirations
  • Prepare for graduate study

Accreditation:

The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.

In addition, the College of Technology offers a variety of scholarships and awards. For information, contact the College of Technology.

Further Information

Adult Career Education (ACE) Program
College of Technology
Indiana State University
812-237-2987
888-478-7003 (toll free)
http://technology.indstate.edu/ace


Last updated: June 4, 2013



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