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DSU @ Wilmington Staff  Tamara Crump Executive Director  Satellite Locations Adult & Continuing Education 302.254.5332        Serena Y. Parker Diirector, Wilmington Location 302.254.5340  Donald Evans Site Coordinator, Wilmington Location  302.254.5340 FAX: 302.254.5350    Directions to DSU @ Wilmington: 3931 Robert W. Kirkwood Hwy Wilmington, DE 19808 From Philadelphia:    Take Delaware Expy (I-95 S) toward Chester.Take Delaware Expy (I-95 S) toward Chester. Take exit #11/I-495 S/Port of Wilmington/Baltimore onto Vietnam Veterans Memorial Hwy (I-495 S). Continue on Delaware Tpke (I-95 S). Take exit #5A-B/US-202 S/SR-141/US-13/New Castle/Newport onto SR-141 Ntoward Newport. Take exit #6A-B/SR-2/SR-41/Elsmere/Newark/Lancaster onto Robert W Kirkwood Hwy (SR-2 W, SR-41 N) toward Newark/Lancaster. Your destination on Robert W Kirkwood Hwy (SR-2 W) is on the right. The trip takes From New Jersey: Take I-676 S Continue on I-76 E. Take exit #1A/I-295 S/Del Mem Br to the left onto I-295 S. Take the I-295 S/US-40 W/Del Mem Br exit to the left onto I-295 S (partial toll road). Take the I-95 S/SR-141/I-95 N/Newark/Baltimore/Wilmington exit to the left onto SR-141 N toward I-95 S/Newark/Baltimore/Newport/Lancaster. Take exit #6A-B/SR-2/SR-41/Elsmere/Newark/Lancaster onto Robert W Kirkwood Hwy (SR-2 W, SR-41 N) toward Newark/Lancaster. Your destination 3931 Robert W Kirkwood Hwy (SR-2 W) is on the right.

MPA

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Master of Public Administration (MPA) The Master of Public Administration program in Wilmington prepares students for positions as administrators, managers, and analysts in a variety of public sector and non-profit settings; city and county administrators, human resource professionals, and a wide range of other leadership and management positions in health care, education, non-profit and non-governmental organizations.   The highly-flexible, accelerated program:   Offers students an affordably priced, high quality degree Offers an accelerated schedule so that program completion can be achieved in 12-18 months Is Practitioner-focused Class Schedule Accelerated (12-18 months)  Session Dates  Fall 2014 Session II: 10/20/14 through 12/12/14  Advisor Dr. Michael Boone 302.857.7124   Requirements  3-5 years of work experience with two years at the supervisory or management level (military experience qualifies as work experience) GRE or GMAT (scores may be waived for applicants with supervisory or managerial experience) An interview with program administrators 2 letters of recommendation Transfer students: acceptance of up to 9 credit hours from an accredited university with at least a B grade Non-degree seeking students: may take up to 9 credit hours and need not apply for the program

Graduate Admission Process

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Follow these simple steps to apply to and register for a graduate program at DSU @ Wilmington.

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Graduate Admission Process To meet the needs of working professionals, DSU aims to make the admissions process straightforward and simple. For admission to graduate study at DSU @ Wilmington, you need to show evidence of having earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, meet other criteria required of each program and possess the ability to carry out graduate work of high quality. You should review admissions deadlines and requirements for the program to which you are applying. Follow these simple steps to apply to and register for a graduate program at DSU @ Wilmington.   1. Complete an online application   Online graduate application for admission A $50 application fee is required.   2. Submit official transcripts and test scores  Mail official transcript from each college or university attended  and official test scores to: Office of Admissions Delaware State University  1200 N. DuPont Hwy Dover, DE 19901  Prospective students must arrange for the official transcript(s) and standardized examination scores to be forwarded to the above address.   3. Mail application materials   Submit all requested application materials including letters of recommendations, essay, personal statement and/or professional references.  Check the requirements of the program to which you are applying.    4. Register for Classes  Your program's director will provide you with information on how to register for classes.   5. Attend New Graduate Student Orientation    Contact Dr. Delauder, Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at 302.857.7800. For application status information, please contact Pia Stokes in Admissions at 302.857.7147.    Non-Degree Seeking Students If you choose to take one or more courses before applying to a graduate program, we can support you on that path. How to register for courses: Search for classes Apply (application) Pay your bill Enroll at DSU!  

MS in Social Work

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Master of Social Work (MSW) The only Master of Social Work program in Delaware prepares students for advanced careers in the human services field. Students admitted to the Advanced Standing Program can even earn a MSW in just 1 year.    The program offers full-time and part-time class schedules for convenience and:  Gives students who have completed their BSW within five years from an accredited institution an Advanced Standing and the opportunity to skip 10 introductory courses. Is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Has full-time professors with doctoral degrees. Can offer students who do not meet admissions requirements part-time program attendance under the direction of a mentor. Offers the same tuition both in-state and out-of-state. Class Schedule  Mondays: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm & Wednesdays: 7:15 pm - 10:30 pm Students take five classes per week (4 in class and one in the field) Part-time (3-4 years) Full-time (2 years) Advanced Standing (1 year) Session Dates  Session I: 8/25/14 thru 10/17/14 Session II: 10/20/14 thru 12/12/14  Students in Advanced Standing must attend the Summer Session in-person or online Core Courses:   Policies & Services in Social Welfare Human Behavior & the Social Environment Generalist Practice (Regular & Advanced) Research & Evaluation Methods Administration, Management & Supervision in Social Work Practice  Field Practicum Theories of Personality and Psychopathology Practice & Program Evaluation for the Advance Practitioner  Cost Per Credit    $425 (In-State and Out-of-State) Application Deadlines Fall admission only May 30, 2014 (Advanced Standing) June 30, 2014 (Regular) Advisor: Dr. Tina Jordan Requirements (Regular & Advanced Status) Requirement Regular Advanced Completed BSW within last five years (from CSWE accredited program for Advanced Standing consideration) * * MAT or GRE * * Three professional references (one letter must be from Chair of undergraduate department for Advanced Standing consideration) * * Personal statement * * Overall GPA 3.0 or higher and "B" or better in social work foundation courses   * Minimum of "B" in undergraduate field placement   * Descriptions and evaluations of undergraduate field work experience   * Summer seminar prior to admission   *  

MBA

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)The flexible Master of Business Administration program at DSU @ Wilmington gives working professionals options in both regular and accelerated course schedules as well as admissions criteria.  The highly-flexible, accelerated program is designed for working professionals and aspiring managers looking to advance their careers. The program:Is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5 percent of business schools worldwide receive this prestigious distinction Most classes taught by full-time professors holding doctoral degreesOffers the same tuition both in-state and out-of-stateClass Schedule Accelerated (12 months)Regular (18 months)Part-time (24 months + 1 summer session)Session Dates Session I: 8/25/14 thru 10/17/14Session II: 10/20/14 thru 12/12/14 Full session: March thru August AdvisorMs. Ha NguyenMBA Advisor302.857.6922Core Courses Information & Technology ManagementEconomics for Managerial Decision-MakingMarketing ManagementAccounting for Decision-MakingFinancial ManagementOrganizational Leadership and BehaviorBusiness Law & EthicsOperations Analysis ManagementInternational ManagementApplied Strategic ManagementNote: Concentrations in Finance, Information Systems and Project ManagementCost Per Credit   $500 (In-State and Out-of-State)Application DeadlinesFall Session I: August 1, 2014 Fall Session II: September 15, 2014Requirements GMAT or GRE (with permission of Program Director)Two recommendationsPersonal statement 

MS in Sport Administration

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Master of Science in Sport Administration (MSA)   The Master of Science in Sport Administration program at DSU @ Wilmington prepares sport, recreational and fitness professionals for advanced responsibilities within sport and sport-related organizations.   The highly-flexible, accelerated program gives graduates the business savvy needed for a career in sport administration. The program: Is customizable to fit the interests of students Offers classes taught by full-time professors holding doctoral degrees Offers the same tuition both in-state and out-of-state Features dedicated professors who make time for their students Class Schedule  Accelerated (12 months)  Two accelerated evening classes held Mondays from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm Offers one weekly online course throughout the semester Session Dates  Session I: 8/25/14 thru 10/17/14 Session II: 10/20/14 thru 12/12/14  Advisor Jan Blade, Ed.D. Director of Sport Administration  302.857.6607  Core Courses   Fall: Sport Management Financial Aspects of Sport Sport in Society Spring: Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics Sport Marketing Legal Issues in Sport Summer: Sport Facility Design and Management Current Trends and Issues in Sport Internship in Sport Administration  Cost Per Credit    $425 (In-State and Out-of-State) Requirements  GRE or GMAT Three recommendations    

MEd Educational Leadership

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Master of Educational Leadership (M.Ed.) The Master of Educational Leadership program at DSU @ Wilmington provides teachers and administrators with a pathway to career advancement at the school, district or statewide level.      The highly-flexible, accelerated program: Provides Delaware teachers with 2-for-the-price-of-1 classes in the summer Is available to teachers and school administrators.in all Delaware school districts Is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Most classes taught by full-time professors holding doctoral degrees who are experts in their field Class Schedule  Accelerated (12 months) on Tuesday evenings Session I: One Course Session II: Two Courses Session Dates  Session I: 8/25/14 thru 10/17/14 Session II: 10/20/14 thru 12/12/14  Contacts Dr. Robert Martin Acting Chairperson, Education Department 302.857.6720  Dr. Prince Attoh Associate Professor & Program Coordinator 302.857.6718 Ms. Danielle Hicks Senior Secretary, Education Graduate Programs 302.857.7170 Core Courses  First Year Course # Course Name Semester Credits EDUC 605 Curriculum Organization and Design     (*) Fall Block I 3 EDUC 614 Differentiating Instruction Based on Student Growth (*) Fall Block II 3 EDUC 681 Human Relations in Diverse Population    (*) Spring Block I 3 EDUC 683 Using Technology in Education Spring Block II 3 EDUC 625 Research (Action, Qualitative & Quantitative) Summer ** 3 EDUC 684 Legal Issues Summer II 3     Total Credits 18   Second Year Course # Course Name Semester Credits EDUC 680 Leadership with Vision for Changing School Culture Fall, Block I 3 EDUC 686 Supervision and Leadership in K-12 Fall Block II 3 EDUC 682 Supervision and Evaluation Spring Block I 3 EDUC 685 Business/Finance Practices Spring Block ll 3 EDUC 690 Applied  Leadership Internship Summer** 3     Total Credits 15 Core Course*  Entire Summer** Cost Per Credit   $417 In-State $920 Out-of-State Requirements  GRE or MAT Three recommendations Resume Essay

Summer Camps

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Delaware State University offers summer camps for youth in sports, business, aviation, robotics and more! 

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Summer 2014   Business and Finance Camps Camp Wall Street 101 | Grades 10-12 | August 4-8  | 9 am - 3 pm  Camp Wall Street 101 at Delaware State University is a day camp for students entering grades 9-12 with an interest in finance and the stock market. The camp will be held primarily in the state-of-the-art Financial Network Trading Room. Students will learn the basics about financial management from financial professionals. The camp includes a field trip to enhance their experience. Participants will compete for prizes and awards. DSU's Financial Network Trading Room replicates a real-world trading experience and functions as a laboratory and classroom. Participants will compete for prizes and awards. Transportation will be provided. Some scholarships are available. Lunch and snacks provided daily. This program is sponsored by Bank of America. Lillie Crawford 302.857.6954 Cost $100   Junior Entrepreneurs in Training (JET) program | Grade 6-9 | July 21-August 1 | 9 am – 3 pm   Does your young person have an idea but is not sure how to make it a reality? Does he or she want to know what it takes to operate a business? The JET Program at Delaware State University teaches entrepreneurship to youth in a fun and exciting summer camp. Students in the JET Program will participate in exercises to spark their creativity; participate in hands-on activities; act upon a dream and be their own boss; learn how to think like an entrepreneur; and create a business plan all while making new friends and having fun! Participants will also take part in a business plan competition with prizes and awards.  Lillie Crawford  302.857.6954                                                                                  $150  Cost includes lunch and snacks; partial scholarships available   Languages Camps DSU Global Language and Culture Camp  | Grades 11-12 | July 7-18   At Delaware State University’s Global Language and Culture Camp, high school juniors and seniors can experience French, Spanish, and Chinese culture and language along with world geography to show the possibilities of international careers. Dr. Raymond Tutu rtutu@desu.edu                                                                        $100       302.857.6847 Cost covers meals and field trips Registration Sports Camps Kermit W. Blount/DSU Football Camp | Grades 8-12 | July 27- 30  The Kermit W. Blount/DSU Football camp -- which aims to test athletic ability and teach the basic fundamentals and skills of the game of football -- will be held for the third straight year on the campus of Delaware State University. DSU football staff will be assisted by coaches from the surrounding areas, providing an opportunity to work with some of the best teachers this great game has to offer. Don Jones   302.857.6025 Email for more information                                                             $45/per session  Cost includes lunch and camp T-shirt   2014 All Day Sports Camp  | Grades 1-6 | Six weekly sessions June 9-July 19 | 9 am - 4:30 pm At Delaware State University's 2013 All Sports Day Camp, college coaches will teach and work with campers, who will have access to all University-sponsored sports, the swimming pool and intercollegiate facilities to enhance their camp experience. Besides the athletic component, campers will receive a variety of non-athletic experiences. Academic enrichment, guest speakers and more have been planned each week. Payment plans are available; lunch and water will be provided by the camp, and each camper will receive a gift bag. 302.857.6030 Cost one week $100: all six weeks $600   Men’s Basketball  | Ages 6-17  | July 22-25  Shooting techniques and improvement, ball handling skills, individual moves improvement, proper stance and defensive footwork, rebounding, on-ball and help side defensive strategy, and team-building exercises will be the focuses at Delaware State University’s Men’s Basketball Camp.                                               Call 302.857.7493 or 302.857.7449 for more information.               $175   Women’s Softball  | Ages 12 and up  |  July 17  Delaware State University’s Women’s Softball Camp is a one-day camp that allows student athletes to tour campus as well as work with college coaches and players. After camp, each participant will receive an evaluation of their skills as well as a question and answer recruiting session.  302.857.7733 Email for more information                                                               $50   DSU's Youth Enrichment Summer Camp            Chemistry for Kids | Rising 2nd- 5th grades |July 28-August 1| 8 am -5 pm At “Chemistry for Kids,” children will learn about chemistry with a twist of fun and a dose of discovery! This weeklong camp will have campers participate in laboratory activities and learn about how chemistry is connected with real-world situations. Campers will spend their days working in a laboratory in the chemistry department at the Delaware State University. A staff of experienced chemistry instructors will supervise campers in small groups. Campers will have opportunities to learn about chemical elements, periodic table, kitchen chemistry and even chemistry related to crime scene investigation. Don't miss this charming opportunity to introduce your kids to the fantastic world of chemistry! Teshenia Hughes 302.857.6824                                                                                  $125 Location: 248 Mishoe Science Center Registration   Art and Etiquette | Rising 3rd-6th grades | August 4-8  | 8 am -5 pm   The arts provide youth with the opportunity to engage their hearts, minds and bodies.  It can enhance creativity, self-discipline and foster self-esteem necessary for other areas in life. This camp at Delaware State University will be a hands-on art experience which will educate children in the various art forms while building a lifelong appreciation for the arts.  This cultivation will be supplemented with pearls of wisdom about etiquette, equipping each young participant with information about proper conduct and protocol in various social situations. This weeklong exposure to a cultured lifestyle will culminate in an “Afternoon Tea”/Art Exhibit on the last day of class where each student will be able to implement the lessons learned. Registration Deadline: July 30, 2014  Teshenia Hughes 302.857.6824                                                                                  $125 Location: 129 Education and Humanities Building   Registration   Legos! Legos! Legos! DISASTER BLASTER Junior FIRST® LEGO® | Rising 1st-3rd grades |July 28- August 1  | 8 am -5 pm   Are you looking for a program that will help your child learn how science, technology, engineering and math impact our everyday lives? Look no further! Come join us as we master awe-inspiring storms, quakes, waves and more that we call natural disasters. This is a hands-on program designed to capture young children’s curiosity and direct it toward discovering how science and technology impact the world around them, and features a real-world challenge, to be solved by research, critical thinking and imagination. Your child(ren) will design and build challenge solutions using LEGO elements. Registration Deadline: July 23, 2014  Teshenia Hughes 302.857.6824                                                                                  $125 Location: 333 Mishoe Science Center  Registration   Legos! Legos! Legos! Super Seniors Junior FIRST® LEGO® League  |  K-3rd grades |  June 9-13 , July 21-25 |  8 am -5 pm Let your child(ren) investigate the last stage of growth, being a senior.  Here they will research the different changes seniors experience during their lifetime such as changes in technology, transportation and entertainment. They will choose an item, design and build a model out of Legos that represents that item and how it has changed over time. Their goal will be to show how these changes help seniors stay independent, engaged and connected. Registration Deadline: July 16, 2014  Teshenia Hughes 302.857.6824                                                                                  $125 Location: 333 Mishoe Science Center  Registration Legos! Legos! Legos!  Snack Attack Junior FIRST® LEGO® League  | K-3rd grades | July 7-11, August 11-15 | 8 am -5 pm   Food, food and more food!  Here your child will learn all about their favorites snacks. They will learn to master the science of safely preparing food. They will take a "hands on" approach to the topic of food safety by exploring how proper preparation and storage can help keep us healthy. They will build a model out of Legos to show where and how their snacks are made and show where and how the ingredients were obtained. Registration Deadline:  August 6, 2014  Teshenia Hughes 302.857.6824                                                                                  $125 Location: 333 Mishoe Science Center  Registration   MindStorm Robotics Nature's Fury FIRST® LEGO® League | Rising 4th-8th grades | July 28- August 1 | 8 am -5 pm   Are you looking for a program that will help your child learn how science, technology, engineering and math impact our everyday lives? Look no further! Come join us as we master awe-inspiring storms, quakes, waves and more that we call natural disasters. This is a hands-on program designed to capture young children’s curiosity and direct it toward discovering how science and technology impact the world around them, and features a real-world challenge, to be solved by research, critical thinking and imagination.  The LEGO Mindstorm series kits contain software and hardware to create small, customizable and programmable robots.  These robots will perform various tasks from the FIRST® LEGO® League’s Nature Fury robotic competition.  Your child(ren) will design and build challenge solutions using LEGO elements. This program will allow students to develop skills in science, mathematics, technology and engineering.  Students will develop basic trouble-shooting, problem-solving and critical thinking, while promoting teamwork, cooperative learning and computer programming skills. Registration Deadline:  July 9  Teshenia Hughes 302.857.6824                                                                                  $125 Location: 335 Mishoe Science Center  Registration MindStorm Robotics Food Factors FIRST® LEGO® League | Rising 4th-8th grades  | July 7-11 & August 11-15 |  8 am -5 pm  Have you ever thought about how your food stays fresh, how your food is protected from microscopic attacks, where your food comes from and how it stays safe to eat, and who invented these things?  Here your child will investigate food and find one way to improve its safe delivery. He or she will use the LEGO Mindstorm series kit which contains software and hardware to create small, customizable and programmable robots.  These robots will perform various tasks from the FIRST® LEGO® League’s Food Factors robotic competition.  Your child(ren) will design and build challenge solutions using LEGO elements. This program will allow students to develop skills in science, mathematics, technology and engineering.  Students will develop basic trouble-shooting, problem-solving and critical thinking, while promoting teamwork, cooperative learning and computer programming skills. Registration Deadline: July 2 and August 6, 2014 Teshenia Hughes 302.857.6824                                                                                   $125 Location: 335 Mishoe Science Center  Registration   MindStorm Robotics Senior Solutions FIRST® LEGO® League | Rising 4th-8th grades | July 21-25, August 4-8 | 8 am -5 pm   Are you looking for a program that will help your child learn how science, technology, engineering and math impact our everyday lives?  Let’s start by investigating the last stage of growth, being a senior (60 years-plus). Seniors need and want the same things they did when they were young – the same things YOU want. They want to be: INDEPENDENT – to do what they want, when they want, the way they want (no matter where they live), ENGAGED – to feel needed and productive, and to have fun and CONNECTED – to have meaningful relationships with family and friends.  Campers will solve problems faced by seniors as they age.  Here your child and their robot will manage a mix of challenges and activities related to being independent, engaged or connected. The LEGO Mindstorm series kits contain software and hardware to create small, customizable and programmable robots.  These robots will perform various tasks from the FIRST® LEGO® League’s Senior Solutions robotic competition.  Your child(ren) will design and build challenge solutions using LEGO elements. This program will allow students to develop skills in science, mathematics, technology and engineering.  Students will develop basic trouble-shooting, problem-solving and critical thinking, while promoting teamwork, cooperative learning and computer programming skills. Registration Deadline: July 16 & July 30, 2014  Teshenia Hughes 302.857.6824                                                                                  $125 Location: 335 Mishoe Science Center  Registration

DSU's Youth Enrichment Summer Camp

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DSU Youth Enrichment Summer Camp
Office of Adult and Continuing Education
Thomasson Building
Inquiries may also be made by phone
302-857-6824
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DSU Youth Enrichment Camp DSU's Youth Enrichment Camp is an unique camp devoted to early academic and special interest. DSU's Youth Enrichment Camp provides programs that will cultivate life skills for both personal and academic success. This program will build and enhance self-esteem of our participants.   See a list of camps that we offer.          
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STAFF

Dr. Eric A. Cheek
Assistant Vice President 
Adult & Continuing Education and Summer Programs
(302) 857-6854
 
Mrs. Sherri Mullen
Assistant to the Director
(302) 857-6822
 
Ms. Teshenia Hughes
Administrative Assistant
(302) 857-6824
 
 

 

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