Online Courses for Adult Education

Learning is a lifelong project. Adult Education extends from late adolescence to advanced age and takes place in a rich diversity of formal and informal settings. The field of adult education is interdisciplinary and draws on psychology, sociology, communications, history, and cultural studies The purpose of a Master’s in Adult Education is to increase the knowledge and competence of those who work with adult learners. The aim is to understand how adults learn, how to facilitate that learning effectively and how that learning can benefit both the individual learner and larger society. Students will become adult education practitioners who are critically reflective, student-centered and committed to social justice. Graduates from Adult Education have several career options, including professional development, corporate training, human services, community college or working for non-profit organizations.

Adult Education