American College of Education Graduate Program Reviews

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(3.88 out of 5.0)
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  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 3,021
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: ---
  • Annual Tuition: $5,849
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3.89 out of 5.0
Degree: ESL
Graduation Year: 2018

I have taken two classes with American College of Education thus far and enjoyed them both. The best point of this online graduate program is that it is convenient, inexpensive, and designed with educators in mind. It is tailored towards educators who are already in the field and are seeking professional development and education to further their educational effectiveness and career goals. So far the curriculum has not been unusually rigorous and there are some assignments which were not very applicable to me. But overall I have read some very interesting articles and gained new insight into my field (teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language). The courses are especially applicable to people teaching or planning to teach in the United States so many assignments have to be altered or very creatively approached to be applicable to someone teaching abroad, such as myself. However, the teachers are usually accommodating, and most classes have at least a few students who are teaching outside of the US.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2017

I am currently enrolled in American College of Education 's Curriculum and Instruction Program. Thus far, the program has provided me with an avenue to reflect on my current teaching practices and provided research based practices to help improve my teaching approach as well. The professors and class content have also increased my awareness of the ever changing teaching environment and how to continue to help the needs of my students. The program has helped me implement several teaching strategies that have help improve my students both academic and behavior success. I would recommend anyone to enroll at American College of Education.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2018

I chose The American College of Education because they offered courses that are perfect for my interests: Adult Education and Cognitive Science. The online programs are rigorous but extremely interesting and informative. Each course offers a new aspect of teaching and learning theories, as well as insight into the brain; how it is structured, how it functions and how knowledge is gained and retained in the brain. The research I carry out for my assignments provides me with a wealth of knowledge.
4.8 out of 5.0
Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2020

I am currently pursuing my Ed.D. in Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education. American College of Education is an affordable, quality education institution providing prospective students the opportunity to pursue their graduate education without amassing student loan debt. The courses are engaging, interesting, and of rigor. The instructors are caring and encouraging. They push you to do better. Anyone wanting to pursue their passion for education, this is the place to do it. I highly recommend it. I only wish I would have known about it sooner and pursued my M.Ed. degree here as well. If I had to describe ACE in three words, I would say: Affordable, Rigorous, Convenient.
3.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2012

I took all my classes through their online portal which was easy and fit in with my lifestyle. I was pregnant and needed something that I could do on my time. They were also very helpful in allowing me to double up my courses in my final semester which happened to be when I was due. The classes were also appropriately challenging and engaging.
2.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2012

Program was great because it was completely online. This allowed me to work on class material when it was best for my schedule.
3.36 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2017

The work load was manageable while I was teaching.
3.38 out of 5.0
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2016

I have only started my graduate program this week, so I can't fairly answer all of these questions. I do appreciate the flexibility that this college offers and I am happy to be able to complete my master's degree while continuing to work.
3.79 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2018

Enrollment faculty has been great getting me ready for classes and has even helped me with funding resources to help me pay or my doctorate program.
4.71 out of 5.0
Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2019

Pros A very good program in the field of disability studies. High academic level. Good teachers. Good atmosphere. Very nice university. The PhD program involves the inquiry of disability as a social construction and investigates new ways of thinking on disability in contemporary society. The program specific courses will enable me to explore disability studies historical context and developments in the American culture and worldwide, to learn new concepts, perceive ethics related to education and disability studies. In some other courses, I will learn to analyze problems, criticize philosophies and theories, to develop new ideas and concepts. Through the inquiry core courses I will learn more about research paradigms, I will acquire research knowledge and skills. Some of the program classes will provide me tools to face responsibilities, challenges, and realities of teaching in the academy life. Through the program curriculum I am exposed to information, content, tools and professionals which will help me to build my knowledge base in order to be able to face academic and research. Cons Very expensive especially for international students. limited financial help for international students.
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