Indiana State University

210 N 7th St, Terre Haute, IN 47809

Adult and Career Education

Program Details

Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana offers a Bachelor completion degree in Adult and Career Education (ACE). This program addresses the needs of working adults and adults seeking employment, who want to complete their college degrees in a tailored area of study. Applicants should have completed approximately 60 credit hours. In order to graduate, students must complete a minimum of 50 credit hours of upper-division courses (300-400 level).

Courses are offered in eight-week formats and are offered completely online. The core courses emphasize important skills such as: creative problem solving, critical thinking, team building, communication technology, and work-life integration. The remaining credit hours are to be completed with courses that fulfill the individual’s personal and professional goals; the student will work with an advisor to determine an appropriate plan of study. For the track courses, students may choose to complete a minor, certificate, or interdisciplinary coursework. The following minors are available online: accounting, forensic accounting, human resource development, and packaging.

The core courses include the following: Introduction to Adult & Career Education; Career & Technical Education Workshop; Work-Life Integration; Adult Learners in Higher Education & Training; Creativity & Ideation Techniques & Practices; Abstracting, Inferencing, and Technological Thinking; and Problem Solving Techniques: A Team Approach.

Program Overview:

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery Format:
    100% Online
  • Completion Time:
  • Tuition Basis :
    Per Semester Credit
  • In State Rate:
  • Out of State Rate:
  • Fees Overview :

    Full-time students pursuing from 12-18 credits pay a per-semester flat rate.

  • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
  • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
  • International Students Accepted:
    Maybe - Contact School
  • Accelerated Degree:


Completion of approximately 60 credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above in all college-level studies.


Students must be residing in either the United States or Canada, with the exception of U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



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