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DSU @ Wilmington Staff  Valerie Dinkins  Director 302.254.5332 vdinkins@desu.edu Stacey Wilkerson, Administrative Secretary 302.254.5340 swilkerson@desu.edu Cheryl Lolley, Student  Support Services 302.504.5473 clolley@desu.edu Serena Parker, Student Support Services 302.254.5334 sfranklin@desu.edu Donald Evans, Coordinator devans@desu.edu Phone: 302.254.5340 Fax: 302.254.5350   Directions to DSU @ Wilmington: 3931 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 Kirkwood Hwy (SR-2 W, SR-41 N) toward Newark/Lancaster. Your destination on Kirkwood Hwy (SR-2 W) is on the right.  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 Kirkwood Hwy (SR-2 W, SR-41 N) toward Newark/Lancaster. Your destination 3931 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)   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) 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) 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) 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 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    

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 March 20, 2015. Email abstracts to gradsymp@desu.edu. 
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Graduate Student Research Symposium

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Mrs. Marquita Thomas Brown
Director, Graduate Student Services
Phone: 302.857.6817

Graduate Student Research Symposium

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6th Annual  Graduate Student Research Symposium Delaware State University invites all graduate students to participate in the Sixth 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 8, 2016. 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. 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 all DSU students, faculty and community participants however all participants must register by March 21, 2016.  If you are planning to present a poster or oral presentation your abstract must be submitted by March 20, 2016. 
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Abstracts Guidelines
 

 

Contact Information:

Mrs. Marquita Thomas Brown
Director, Graduate Student Services
Phone: 302.857.6817

Prospective Students

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Grossley Hall
Suites 207 and 208
Phone: 302.857.6800
Fax: 302.857.6803
Email: gradstudies@desu.edu

Graduate Program Inquiry

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Application Deadlines and Processes  APPLICATION DEADLINES (Domestic) June 30  for Fall (August) enrollment September 1 for Fall Session II (October) enrollment November 15 for Spring (January) enrollment February 1 for Spring Session II (March) enrollment April 15 for Summer (May) enrollment APPLICATION DEADLINES (International) May 1 for Fall (August) enrollment August 1 for Fall Session II (October) enrollment November 1 for Spring (January) enrollment January 15 for Spring Session II (March) enrollment April 1 for Summer (May) enrollment Graduate Application Processes For admission to graduate study, applicants must show evidence that they have earned the baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or university and possess the ability to carry out graduate work of high quality. An official transcript of all previous undergraduate and graduate work must be submitted. To be considered for unconditional admissions, applicants should have a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4-point scale) and a scholastic average of 3.0 in their undergraduate major. The applicant should have successfully completed the requisite undergraduate courses in the field in which they plan to pursue a graduate degree. The online application must be used by all students seeking graduate admission to Delaware State University. A non-refundable application fee of $50 must accompany all submitted applications.  For all graduate programs, official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), the Miller Analogies Test (MAT), or other specified examinations, writings, documents, or productions as defined by the individual department or program are required. Students scoring below the 50th percentile on the verbal and/or analytical writing section of their standardized examination may be required to demonstrate additional proficiency.  Please note that all graduate programs reserve the right to note more stringent admission guidelines and earlier deadlines than the School of Graduate Studies and Research. It is therefore advisable to discuss program requirements with the program director prior to submission of application materials. All official documents must be forwarded to the Delaware State University Office of Admissions: Attention Graduate Admissions. GRE Scores are received electronically via the University Testing Service please select code 5153 for electronic submission of your scores.   Admission Deferment Recommendation for Admission   International Student Admissions In addition to the requirements noted above, non-English speaking international students applying for admission to graduate study must demonstrate a satisfactory level of proficiency in the English language. This proficiency requirement may be satisfied by meeting the criteria in any one of the following categories: Foreign applicants who hold the baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university within the United States are presumed to be proficient in the English language. Foreign applicants who hold the baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a foreign institution in which English is the language of instruction are presumed to be proficient in English. Foreign applicants who do not meet the requirements outlined in 1 and 2 above must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants should attain a score of at least 550 on the TOEFL (paper-based test), or a 79-80 (new internet based TOEFL) or a 5.5 minimum IELTS score. Official scores should be submitted to the Office of Admissions: Attention Graduate Admissions. Have transcripts evaluated by the World Education Service (WES), Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), Global Credential Evaluations, Inc. (GCE), or the Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) and then forwarded by the evaluating organization to the Office of Admissions. All academic records must be converted into their U.S. education equivalents by a University-recognized credential agency, to obtain transfer credit for education completed at non U.S. postsecondary institutions. Transcript evaluations must be submitted sealed from the evaluating organization. NOTE: The School of Graduate Studies and Research/Office of Admissions reserves the right to request that transcripts from international English speaking institutions be evaluated by WES or any of the other recognized credential agencies if educational equivalency cannot clearly be determined by the Office of Admissions. Submit an I-20 Application, F-1 Student Seeking Financial Statement, and an Affidavit of Support for Free Room & Board to the Office of International Affairs. *Please note that all application materials are to be received by the deadline noted. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Some graduate programs have earlier deadlines and more stringent admission requirements than noted for the School of Graduate Studies and Research. Also note that some programs only admit once per year. Please contact your program of interest prior to submission of your application. Complete applications are reviewed and evaluated by the respective Department, which recommends action to the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research. The Dean of Graduate Studies and Research reviews all recommendations along with application materials; renders an admission decision and extends an offer of admission to the applicant. University Departments and Resources  OFFICE of PUBLIC SAFETY Download the on-campus Parking Rules and Traffic Regulations information. CAMPUS HOUSING  The School of Graduate Studies and Research does not manage student housing. Please contact the Department of Housing and Residential Education at 302.857.6326 or email: housing@desu.edu regarding processes for applying for student housing. STUDENT EMAIL Students receiving an offer of admission from the School of Graduate Studies and Research and confirming their intent to enroll should activate a University email via the following link: http://www.desu.edu/technology/webmail. Log in as a student by clicking: “Login to Office365”. Your email username is comprised of the following:  first initial, middle initial, followed by last name and the year of your first admission. Your password by default is your student ID number noted on your offer letter. If there are issues contact (302)857-7028 for assistance. Download instructions on resetting your password. PIN NUMBERS Find instructions on creating and resetting PIN numbers on MyDESU.    REGISTRATION Students who have received an offer of admission from the School of Graduate Studies and Research are eligible to register for the upcoming semester or session. The student is advised to contact their program director and consult the program of study regarding availability of courses. TUITION AND FEES OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID Procedures for completion of the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) DSU’s School Code is 001428 Financial Aid Information OFFICE OF STUDENT ACCOUNTS Issues regarding your account balance should be addressed to the Office of Student Accounts via email: studentaccounts@desu.edu or via phone (302.857.6240) If interested in making a payment or enrolling in the payment plan, please visit NelNet on MYDESU and follow the procedures. STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES All students are required to file completed health forms with the Student Health Services Office. Graduate students are not required to opt out of University provided health insurance but all students are required to have health insurance. Please review your healthcare option plans for this academic year. INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES Mrs. Candace Alphonso Moore, Director Office of International Student Services Phone: 302.857.6474 Fax: 302.857.6567 Email: cmoore@desu.edu Contact School of Graduate Studies and Research: 205 Price Building Phone: 302.857.6800 Fax: 302.857.6803 Email: gradstudies@desu.edu Hours of operation: Monday—Friday 8:30 am—4:30 pm  
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Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research
 
Director, Graduate Student Services
 
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Complete an online application and follow the instructions for submitting supporting documentation.

 

Admission Deferment

Recommendation for Admission

 

Please contact the Office of Admissions at 302.857.6351 or 800.845.2544 with any questions regarding the graduate application process.

For questions about your program of interest, please contact the program directly.

Graduate Program Inquiry

 

Graduate Academic Programs

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Grossley Hall
Suites 207 and 208
Phone: 302.857.6800
Fax: 302.857.6803
Email: gradstudies@desu.edu

Graduate Program Inquiry

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Program Director MS Agriculture Dr. Richard Barczewski MS/Ph.D Applied Chemistry Dr. Qiquan Wang MS Applied Optics Dr. Thomas Planchon MS Biological Sciences Dr. Sabrina McGary MBA Dr. Daeryong Kim  MS Computer Science Dr. Gary Holness MEd Educational Leadership Dr. Nirmaljit Rathee Ed.D Educational Leadership Dr. Nirmaljit Rathee MS Food Science and Biotechnology Dr. Samuel Besong Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics Dr. Matthew Tanzy MS Mathematics Dr. Matthew Tanzy MS Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Dr. Sabrina McGary MS Natural Resources Dr. Richard Barczewski Ph.D. Neuroscience Dr. Sabrina McGary Ph.D. Optics Dr. Thomas Planchon MS Physics Dr. Thomas Planchon MPA Dr. Michael Boone MSW Social Work Dr. John Austin  MS Sport Administration Dr. Jan Blade MA Teaching English as a Second Language Dr. Brody Bluemel
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Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research
 
Director, Graduate Student Services
 
Administrative Assistant
 

Apply Now!

Complete an online application and follow the instructions for submitting supporting documentation.

Please contact the Office of Admissions at 302.857.6351 or 800.845.2544 with any questions regarding the graduate application process.

For questions about your program of interest, please contact the program directly.

 

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