This practitioner-oriented degree offers working professionals the opportunity to build their credentials as a corporate trainer, continuing education professional, or adult education specialist. The M.S.Ed. in Adult Education is tailored to meet the working professional’s demanding schedule and is designed for practitioners who are ready to take themselves and their learners to greater levels of achievement.
Expand your expertise through interactive learning, current theory and best practices. You’ll get a deeper understanding of how adults learn and how to design effective educational programs for them as well as gain insight into different theoretical approaches to adult education. If you’re already working as a trainer or educator, you’ll be able to draw upon your real-world experience in course projects. You’ll also gain valuable insights you can use on the job even before you complete your degree.
This thirty-six (36) credit hour program consists of seven core courses (20 credit hours) and sixteen credit hours of electives to support your professional focus. Students generally complete the program in around 3 years. Up to nine credit hours may be transferred from other institutions if the coursework is from related areas and fits the program structure. Advisors are available to discuss your career goals and potential transfer of completed course credits.