M.Sc. (Extension Education) Master of Science in Extension Education
It is a postgraduate Educational course. Master of Science in Extension Education is an instructional activity offered beyond the confines of regular classes in school or on campus in order to serve a wider clientele may include evening classes, short courses, exhibits, telecourses, correspondence courses, seminars, and institutes. The course is multidisciplinary in nature and its duration is two years. In the course of the study, practical and intensive eld work training form important components of the course. Research dissertation also forms a partial requirement for the course.
M.Sc. Extension Education Eligibility
The candidates should complete their graduate degree (B.Sc.) under any registered or recognized University with a minimum of 50% in Science stream.
The marks of admission for this course may vary from University to University and in various colleges and Universities they conduct their own entrance exams plus interview for the admission of the students
M.Sc. Extension Education Course Suitability
Those who are willing to go for teaching fields at higher degree level i.e. college and university level both in private and government institutions.
They should have an interest in educational issues; theories of learning; equality and diversity; education policy and practice.
Applicants must have creativity and education; understanding of education in social, political and economic contexts.
Candidates should possess skills such as communication, teamwork, presentation skills, active listening, active learning, and problem-solving skills.
How is M.Sc.Extension Education Course Beneficial?
The Master degree course provides a good base for further research programmes.
After having passed the degree course they can go for government and public administration and charity and development work jobs. They can become teachers at school level on a private basis and after passing the NET exam they can go for permanent lectureship in colleges/universities.
They have also the option of having a career in the government sector and private sector as well