M.S.Ed. in Adult Education (Online)

Adult Education

M.S.Ed. in Adult Education (Online)

Explore the various ways in which adults learn.

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.

The Master's in Adult Education teaches you about the history of the adult education field, the contributions of the major adult education theorists, and the theories, models, and research methods used to design and administer adult education programs.

As a student in the program, you acquire the instructional and program development skills sought by colleges, corporations, government, the military, and nonprofit organizations. You learn to solve instructional problems, from new skills training to cohesive group functionality.

  • Application Deadlines
    Starting SemesterDeadline
    Fall Jul 1
    Spring Nov 1
    Summer Mar 1
    International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
  • Admissions Requirements

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.

    Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you should qualify for an application fee waiver. Click here for criteria and how to obtain the waiver.

    1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    3. Completed online application that includes:
      • Personal statement
      • Resume (required from international students only)
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • GRE scores (required from international applicants only)
      • Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)

    Learn more about how to apply

  • Program Requirements
  • Tuition and Fees

    Per credit hour

    ResidencyTuitionDE FeeTotal
    IN Resident$480.93$39$519.93
    Non-resident$576.45$39$615.45

    Find more information and calculate your expected costs at Student Central.

  • Funding
    • Learn about the variety of fellowships and assistantships that are available to graduate students.
    • Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
    • Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
    • Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.
  • Careers

    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

Our Faculty

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Clinical Associate Professor

Email:
metreff@indiana.edu
Phone:
(812) 856-8461

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