Education M.Ed. in Education and Human Resource Studies – AET Adult Education and Training Specialization - Online and On-Campus Programs
M.Ed. in Education and Human Resource Studies Adult Education and Training Specialization
With a master’s degree focused on adult education and training, you will be equipped to plan, deliver, and manage adult learning programs in your current – or dream – field or organization. Choose from an on-campus program (classes in the evenings) or online delivery.
What You'll Learn
The combination of practical assignments and experiences with current adult learning theory will prepare you to understand and apply your knowledge and expertise to help 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 will engage in individual and collaborative projects designed to reflect the realities of today’s workforce.
Specialize in Adult Education and Training
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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.
Interested in adult education and training, but not ready to pursue a degree?
We offer two graduate-level certificates, delivered online or on-campus – you choose the option that best fits your life. Taught by our adult education and training faculty, these certificates 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.
Graduate Certificate in Adult Basic Education
Interested in growing your basic skills as an adult educator?
This four-course series (12 credits) will help you to become a better practitioner of adult teaching and learning.
Additionally, these four courses also fulfill the Colorado Department of Education’s Adult Basic Education Authorization credential requirements for educators in Colorado. To learn more about this credential, including application instructions, please visit the Colorado Department of Education site.
Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Adult Learning
Interested in developing your ability to help adult learners?
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.