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Course Selections

Courses for the master of arts in executive development for public service program may be selected from the following offerings:

Adult Education, Program Evaluation, and Staff Development

EDAC 629

Psychology of Adult Adjustment

Online

EDAC 631

Adult and Community Education

Online or the Greater Indianapolis area

EDAC 632

Organizing Adult and Community Education Programs

Greater Indianapolis area

EDAC 634

The Adult as a Learner

Online or the Greater Indianapolis area

EDAC 635

Strategies for Teaching Adults

Online or the Greater Indianapolis area

EDAC 638

Program Planning in Community and Adult Education

Greater Indianapolis area

EDAC 644 Collaborative Learning in Adult, Higher, and Community Education Greater Indianapolis area

EDAC 648

The Community Educator

Online or the main campus in Muncie, Indiana

EDAC 655 Continuing Education for Professionals Online
EDAC 681 Managing Community Education Online

EDST 697

The Grant Process and Research

Online

EDST 660

Ethnographic Research in Education

Main campus in Muncie, Indiana

EDCU 680

Staff Development to Strengthen Curriculum

Greater Indianapolis area

Business and Related Areas

ACC 501

Financial Accounting

Online: Fixed Meeting Times

ECON 509

Survey of Economics

Online: Fixed Meeting Times

FIN 500

Corporation Finance

Online: Fixed Meeting Times

ISOM 551

Operation Management

Online: Fixed Meeting Times

MBA 601

Entrepreneurial Leadership

Online: Fixed Meeting Times

MGT 500

Managing Organizational Behavior

Online: Fixed Meeting Times

MKG 505

Survey of Marketing

Online: Fixed Meeting Times

Computer Science and Educational Technology

CS 500

Fundamentals of Computing

On Campus

CS 514

Introduction to Programming 1

On Campus

CS 536

Database Design

On Campus

EDTE 520

Technology and Teaching Practice

On Campus

EDTE 552

Multimedia Web Design and Development for Education

On Campus

EDTE 675

Distance Ed and
Distributed Learning Tech

On Campus

TEDU 510

Technology: Use and Assessment

Online

Educational Administration

EDAD 600

Introduction to Educational Leadership

Online

EDAD 630

Human Resources Development

Online

EDAD 640

The Educational Administrator and
Public Relations

Online

EDAD 684

Educational Finance and Ethics

Online

EDAD 686

School Law

Online

EDAD 692

Residential Leadership Series

Greater Indianapolis area

Gerontology, Health Science, and Wellness

GERO 515

Technology in Aging

Greater Indianapolis area

GERO 535

Aging in Communities

Greater Indianapolis area

GERO 540

Women and Aging

Greater Indianapolis area

GERO 605

Aging Well: A Systems Approach

Greater Indianapolis area

GERO 630

Health, Wellness, and Aging

Greater Indianapolis area

GERO 635

Aging Well: Adaptations in
Later Life

Greater Indianapolis area

HSC 571

Death and Dying

Online

HSC 581

Stress Management

Online

Political Science and Public Administration

POLS 537

Gov and Politics in Indiana

Greater Indianapolis area

POLS 545

National Defense Policy

Greater Indianapolis area

POLS 561

Community Planning and
Its Administration

Greater Indianapolis area

POLS 572

Political Campaigns

Greater Indianapolis area

POLS 573

American Political Parties

Greater Indianapolis area

POLS 615

Western Political Theories

Greater Indianapolis area

POLS 625

Research Methods in POLS

Greater Indianapolis area

POLS 633

The American Judicial System

Greater Indianapolis area

POLS 642

Problems in Public Policy

Greater Indianapolis area

POLS 648

Policy Analysis

Greater Indianapolis area

Psychology

EDPS 600

Advanced Educational Psychology

Online

EDPS 603

Psychology of Human Development

Online

EDPS 606

Behavior Analysis in Education

Online

EDPS 611

Development of Creative Thinking

Online

EDPS 640

Methodology of Educational and
Psychological Research

Online

EDPS 641

Statistical Methods in Education and
Psychological Research

Online

EDPS 646

Tests and Measurements

Online

Public Relations and Communications

JOUR 601

Studies in Journalism and Communication Theory

Greater Indianapolis area

PR 605

Public Relations Management

Greater Indianapolis area

PR 660

Public Relations Theories and Applications

Greater Indianapolis area

Research Requirement
Students must take one research course. The research requirement cannot be a transfer course from another higher education institution.

Select from the following courses:

EDST 650  Introduction to Qualitative Research Main campus in Muncie
EDST 655  Introduction to Mixed Methods Research Main campus in Muncie
EDST 671  Evaluation of Educational Programs Online

EDST 697

The Grant Process and Research

Online

EDST 660

Ethnographic Research in Education

Main campus in Muncie

EDPS 640

Methodology of Educational
and Psychological Research

Online

EDPS 641

Statistical Methods in Educational
and Psychological Research

Online

Internship
Students may elect to enroll in a 2- or 3-credit hour internship with a business or not-for-profit firm under the graduate course heading:

EDAC 699 – Internship in Adult and Community Education
This field experience or internship is under joint supervision of the university (supervisor) and an experienced practitioner in an approved business or nonprofit agency setting. Permission of the program director and/or department chairperson is required. 1-6 hours of credit may be earned.