Adult Education

In today's global economy and complex technological society, lifelong learning has taken on a new importance, as adults in the workplace try to keep their skills up to date. As a result, the need for educators adept in working with adult learners has never been so keen.

As a student in the Adult Education program, you will acquire the instructional and program development skills sought by colleges, corporations, government, and nonprofit organizations.

What Can I Do With This Degree?

Adult Education graduates live and work across Indiana and throughout the world. As an alumni you’ll be prepared to excel in a variety of adult education careers:

  • Human resource training specialist
  • Human resource manager
  • Community college educator/administrator
  • Adult basic education teacher/administrator
  • Employee relations specialist
  • E-learning specialist
  • Community organization administrator
  • Student services professional
  • Continuing education provider
Jeanne Rieger

The Master's in Adult Education program worked perfectly for me and I gained so much from it. I felt connected to the instructors and other students, and it was this sense of community that made a huge difference in my education.

Jeanne Rieger, M.S.Ed.

Our faculty

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Professor, Faculty Fellow in Global and International Engagement, IU ASEAN Gateway Academic Director

Research Areas:
Culturally- and Linguistically-Inclusive Online Instruction and Professional Development; In-person and Online Professional Development Program Designs
(812) 856-8274
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Assistant Professor

(812) 856-8468
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Clinical Associate Professor

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Contact Us

Marjorie Treff
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