Adult Education Ed.S.
The specialist program builds upon the adult education master’s degree programs. The program will enhance your skills as a practicing educational professional within adult education settings. We focus is on the development and application of inquiry skills at the advanced graduate level of study, combined with existing experience and continued study of adult education.
With just 2 required courses, this is a very flexible program. There are many options to create a set of courses that best meet your learning needs. Most students distribute their courses according to the following:
Required Courses – 6 hrs
- Field Project
Core Courses – 21 hrs
Consult with your advisor to determine the best 21 hours to take. This section focuses on Adult Education Coursework.
Research – 3 hrs
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- March 15 (for Summer semester start)
- March 15 (for Fall semester start)
- October 1 (for Spring semester start)
- Frequently Asked Questions about Admissions
- Master’s degree or higher
- Minimum GPA 3.0
- Approval of the Department’s Graduate Program Committee, Department Head, faculty members of the Adult Education program, and the Dean of the Graduate School.
- All official transcripts
(Hard copies) Send to: Graduate School, 106 Hargis Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849
(Electronic copies) — if permitted by granting institution — Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Graduate Record Examination Score —
Competitive Scores: 400/146 Verbal; 400/140 Quantitative; 3.5/Competent Writing
- Statement of Intent
- 3 letters of recommendation
Initial Registration Requirements
Auburn University requires on-campus students to provide proof of vaccinations. Students must only do this before their first term of course registration. This process is now managed through an online service, Med+Pass.
- Auburn University Med+Pass (requires Auburn University email address)
- Are you unable to use Med+Pass because you don’t yet have an Auburn email account? Contact the EFLT Graduate Program Officer for assistance.
- Are you an online student? Contact your program coordinator to request your medical hold to be released.
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Cost & Financial Support
- Auburn’s Student Financial Services Page provides up-to-date cost information.
- There are grants and fellowships available to graduate students
- Auburn University’s Financial Aid Office also helps students find support.
- James E. & Maria Martinez Witte Annual Fellowship
- Current or incoming graduate student
- Pursuing degree in Adult Education program
- Dr. William A. Spencer Annual Fellowship
- Graduate student in EFLT
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Exhibits exceptional promise and leadership in one of the areas of the EFLT Department
- JoAnn Granberry Murrell
- Fully admitted to College of Education
- Part-time or Full-time student
- Enrolled in EFLT program
- Demonstrate financial need