• You have the opportunity to participate in research studies, present at conferences, and submit journal articles.
  • An academic advisor is available to meet face to face, or via telephone, video conferencing, and email.
  • Project-based learning gives you the opportunity to connect theories and methodologies with real-world experiences.
  • You can pursue the program on campus, off campus at Ball State locations in Indianapolis or Fishers, or a blend of on-campus and online courses. By taking the right courses, you can complete the program fully online.
  • You can transfer your certificate hours into Ball State’s M.A. degree in Adult and Community Education or the Ed.D. in Adult, Higher, and Community Education.
  • You’ll have access to textbook authors and internationally known leaders in the field via adult, continuing, and community education conferences as well as video conferences.
  • You will develop your individual philosophy of education and philosophy of teaching and develop skills to use that knowledge in effectively delivering community education programs.
  • Your professors are active members of the Commission of Professors of Adult Education of the American Association of Adult and Community Education.