Education M.Ed. in Education and Human Resource Studies Adult Education and Training Specialization
Online and On-Campus Programs
What is a Master's in Adult Education?
With a master’s degree focused on adult education and training, you’ll be equipped to plan, deliver, and manage adult learning programs in your current – or dream – field or organization. Choose from an on-campus program with evening classes or online delivery.
Adult Education Master's Program What You'll Learn
We combine practical assignments and experiences with current adult learning theory. You’ll be prepared to apply your knowledge and expertise in helping others pursue lifelong learning.
Project-based assignments ensure you’ll gain real-world knowledge, and be able to immediately apply this knowledge to your current work. You’ll engage in individual and collaborative projects designed to reflect the realities of today’s workforce.
Specialize in Adult Education and Training
You Educate Adult Learners
You’ve got knowledge and experience. People look to you for content expertise.
You want those in your field and organization to have the best education and training, so they’re prepared with the skill sets they need to be successful.
You tend to ask critical questions about how people learn best and why.
You aren’t satisfied with the status quo in learning and continually think of ways to improve learning programs and processes.
We'll Help You Be a Better Educator
Regardless of your career aspirations, you will leave this program prepared to meet a wide variety of opportunities, such as:
A totally new career
A new role in your current organization
A new role in a new organization
Application to doctoral programs
You’ll leave the program with a collection of practical examples that will speak to your understanding of the theory and how to apply it to real-world environments.
You’ll become a critically reflective practitioner, able to conduct and communicate workplace research as it relates to and informs the field of adult learning and training.
Experiential Learning Opportunities
Not Ready to Pursue a Degree?
Interested in becoming a better educator of adult learners? Not quite ready to pursue a degree?
We offer a graduate-level certificate, delivered online or on-campus – you choose the option that best fits your life. Taught by our adult education and training faculty, this certificate will help you build your skills in specific aspects of adult education, giving you the knowledge you need for your current role, to move into a different role, or to change your career completely.
Online Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Adult Learning
This four-course series, 12 credits will teach you a variety of facilitation techniques and strategies you can implement in adult training and education environments, helping your students meet desired learning outcomes.