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University of Southern Maine

Program in Adult Education

Portland, ME

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Overview

University of Southern Maine / Program in Adult Education is located in Portland, ME, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Adult and higher education
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Adult learning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
13
Accepted
12
Enrolled
76%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
100%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 18.42%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

2
Total faculty
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 1
Male (1)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Older learners, lifelong learning institutes, teaching and learning in later age
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME  04103
United States
Contact Dr. E. Michael Brady
Program Coordinator
Email: mbrady@usm.maine.edu
Phone: 207-780-5312