College of Education and Human Development

Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development

Adult education

Our world insists on staying informed, adapting to new technology, and adjusting to ever changing social norms. As we age, we continue to learn new information and to change our behavior to better connect with others. Adult Education is the study and practice of understanding how adult learners acquire new knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to interact with our world.


Adult education certificate

With a certificate in Adult Education, you can advise on workplace or public policy and provide knowledge of best practices.

Adult education MEd

With a Master’s of Education in Adult Education (AdEd) you will be prepared to design and implement a range of effective curricula and programming for adult learners.

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