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Contacts and Directions

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DSU @ Wilmington Staff  Tamara Crump Executive Director Satellite Locations Adult & Continuing Education 302.254.5332 Serena Y. Parker Director, 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 Expwy (I-95 S) toward Chester.Take Delaware Expwy (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 Turnpike (I-95 S). Take exit #5A-B/US-202 S/SR-141/US-13/New Castle/Newport onto SR-141 N toward 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.

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  Submit official transcript from each college or university attended and official test scores to: Office of Admissions  Attention: Graduate 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. Register for Classes  Your program director will provide you with information on how to register for classes.   4. Complete New Graduate Student Orientation Contact Dr. Delauder, Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at 302.857.6800 or gradstudies@desu.edu. For application status information, please contact Pia Stokes in Admissions at 302.857.7147 or pzstokes@desu.edu.    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) Program Director: 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 degrees Offers the same tuition both in-state and out-of-state Class Schedule  Accelerated (12 months) Regular (18 months) Part-time (24 months + 1 summer session) Session Dates  Session I: 8/25/14 thru 10/17/14 Session II: 10/20/14 thru 12/12/14  Full session: March thru August  Program Directors Dr. Daeryong Kim Interim Program Director, MBA 302.857.6906 Ms. Ha Nguyen Coordinator, MBA 302.857.6922 Core Courses  Information & Technology Management Economics for Managerial Decision-Making Marketing Management Accounting for Decision-Making Financial Management Organizational Leadership and Behavior Business Law & Ethics Operations Analysis Management International Management Applied Strategic Management Note: Concentrations in Finance, Information Systems and Project Management Cost Per Credit    $500 (In-State and Out-of-State) Application Deadlines Fall Session I: August 1, 2014  Fall Session II: September 15, 2014 Requirements  GMAT or GRE (with permission of Program Director) Two recommendations Personal 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  Program Director 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 Interim Chairperson, Education Department 302.857.6720  Dr. Nirmaljit Rathee Interim Program Director, Education Graduate Programs 302.857.7170 Dr. Prince Attoh Associate Professor & Coordinator of Educational Leadership 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

Dates and Deadlines

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Graduate School Dates and Deadlines - Summer 2014 April 1, 2014 - Deadline for receipt of completed graduate applications for summer 2014 admission and visa documentation (to the Office of International Student Services) however earlier application submission is encouraged. The applicant is encouraged to contact program(s) of interest as some programs have earlier deadlines and /or do not offer summer admission (International). April 15, 2014 - Deadline for receipt of completed applications for summer 2014 graduate admission however earlier application submission is encouraged. The applicant is advised to contact program(s) of interest as some programs have earlier deadlines and do not offer summer admission (Domestic). May 16, 2014 - Last day to satisfy conditions of Spring 2014 provisional admission   May 23, 2014 - Last day for Graduate Students to file Committee and Candidacy forms and last day to submit comprehensive exam results to School of Graduate Studies and Research for August 2014 graduation. May 30, 2014 - Deadline for Filing Applications & Audits for August 2014 graduation June 6, 2014 - Last day to schedule thesis or dissertation defense with School of Graduate Studies and Research for August 2014 graduation. All corrections must be reviewed and approved by the Committee Chair and Program Director prior to submission to the School of Graduate Studies for approval. July 11, 2014 - Last day to defend theses or dissertations for August 2014 graduation. All corrections must be reviewed and approved by the Committee Chair and Program Director prior to submission to the School of Graduate Studies for approval. July 18, 2014 - Last day to submit defense outcomes to the School of Graduate Studies and Research for August 2014 graduation. The Graduate School will not accept theses or dissertations for review if this documentation has not been received by the deadline date. July 25, 2014* - Deadline for submission of final copies of theses or dissertations to the School of Graduate Studies and Research for August 2014 graduation. August 1, 2014 - Graduate Orientation – All first time graduate enrollees are required to participate in this activity. Details will be posted at the School of Graduate Studies website: www.desu.edu/grad  by June 15, 2014. August 8, 2014 - Last day for summer 2014 graduates to submit thesis or dissertation to the library for binding.

Abstracts Guidelines -- Graduate Student Research Symposium

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Abstracts Guidelines Guidelines for Submitting Abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentations: Abstracts should be 350 words or less, typed, and single-spaced with 12-point font using Times New Roman. The title should be bold with all major words in the title capitalized.  Allow one single space following the title and list the author(s) names, followed by faculty advisor(s) name and department affiliation, university name, city, state, and zip code. Your abstract should include: Introductory Statement Purpose or Problem Statement Methodology, Procedure, or Approach Major Results or Findings Conclusion If your activity was funded then please acknowledge your funders at the end of the abstract. This will not be considered a part of the 350 word limit. Skip one line following the conclusion of the abstract, begin with Funder Acknowledgement(s) (bold type). Funder Acknowledgement Example: This study was supported in part by the MBRS RISE Program at DSU funded by NIGMS and by DSU Department of Biological Sciences. Abstract submissions should follow formatting instructions. It is an expectation that all abstracts will appear in the symposium program booklet as submitted and therefore should be error free and will not be revised. Abstracts should include the following information at the bottom of the page: Names, email addresses and telephone numbers for author(s) and research advisor(s) Presentation format: Oral or Poster  Program area: Agro-Sciences Arts and Humanities Behavioral and Social Sciences Biological Sciences Computer and Information Sciences Education Mathematical Sciences Physical Sciences and Engineering Business Management and Human Services All abstracts must be received by April 5, 2014. Email abstracts to gradsymp@desu.edu. 
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Graduate Student Research Symposium

Registration Form

Abstracts Guidelines

Program Agenda

 

Contact Information:

Mrs. Marquita Thomas Brown
School of Graduate Studies and Research
Delaware State University 
John R. Price Building, Room 205 
Phone: 302.857.6817

Graduate Student Research Symposium

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Delaware State University
Bank of America Building
Friday April 25, 2014

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Graduate Student Research Symposium Delaware State University invites all graduate students to participate in the Fourth Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. This activity will be held in the Bank of America Building, located on the Dover campus of Delaware State University, on April 25, 2014. The symposium will showcase the diverse areas of scholarship on our campus as well as provide networking opportunities for graduate peers, faculty, staff, and community participants. Our theme, Advancing Academic Excellence through Research, Innovation, and Outreach, is well aligned with Delaware State University’s core values and Strategic Plan. To this end, The School of Graduate Studies and Research is proud to foster this initiative and looks forward to university-wide participation. The Symposium is the primary outreach activity sponsored by The Graduate Student Association, The School of Graduate Studies and Research, and The Graduate Council. The event is free to DSU students, faculty and community participants however all participants must register by April 18, 2014.  If you are planning to present a poster or oral presentation your abstract must be submitted by April 5, 2014. Learn how to submit your abstract for presentation.
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Graduate Student Research Symposium

Registration Form

Abstracts Guidelines

Program Agenda

 

Contact Information:

Mrs. Marquita Thomas Brown
School of Graduate Studies and Research
Delaware State University 
John R. Price Building, Room 205 
Phone: 302.857.6817
 

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