The Mission of the Department of Adult & Career Education is ... "to facilitate high quality learning and professional development."
The Department of Adult and Career Education offers undergraduate and graduate programs of study including bachelors degrees, a masters degree, and doctorate in education. Departmental faculty are highly qualified in their respective fields and possess both academic and real world experiences.
The undergraduate programs in the department are designed to give program completers the professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions to prepare them for success as certified career-technical educators, adult educators or as industry practitioners or trainers in their professional fields. The department's graduate programs build upon this foundation and are designed to further enhance program completers' success as a leader in education or in the private sector. A primary focus of all programs is to provide program completers with relevant, practical coursework that encourages life-long learning and the utilization of technology. As a leader in both traditional and non-traditional instruction, the Department of Adult and Career Education offers its degree programs in a variety of formats including on-campus, hybrid, online, and at various locations, including the Kings Bay Nuclear Submarine Base and Moody Air Force Base. The Department of Adult and Career Education at Valdosta State University is truly "Positively Impacting Learning Through Evidence-Based Practices."
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