Master of Science in Education: Adult Education

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The Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in adult education provides advanced study to develop and enhance skills in designing, delivering, and assessing educational programs for adults. Classes are offered by webcam on weekday evenings for your convenience.

Within the Master of Science in Education program, 18 credits will be customized for you depending on your career path. For example, if you are teaching in higher education and need 18 credits in one subject area, these credits can be incorporated into that program. Upon approval, up to 12 credits may be transferred from another institution.

Review the courses available below for the Master of Science in Education program. For more information on admission, financial aid, transfer credits, and registration, visit Graduate Studies.  Graduate programs leading to a master of science degree requires program coordinator's approval for admission.

Adult Education Courses

TEACHING 7000 Research Procedures
TEACHING 7050 Public Relations in School and Community
TEACHING 7130 Improving Instructional Effectiveness
TEACHING 7440 Exploring Innovations in Education
TEACHING 7540 Program Planning for Adults
TEACHING 7550 The Adult Learner

COUNSED 7080 Career Development and Information Services
COUNSED 7140 Student Services in Higher Education
COUNSED 7190 Social and Cultural Foundations in Counseling and Education
COUNSED 7920 Seminar Paper Research OR COUNSED 7990 Thesis Research


Ann Krebs Byrne, MSE
Derek Dachelet, PhD
​Damira Grady, PhD
Julie Hewitt, PhD
JaTawn Pinson, PhD
Karen Stinson, EdD
Betsy Ralph Tollefson, MA

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For questions on the Master of Science in Education adult education or human services emphasis areas, please contact:

Ann Krebs Byrne
Adult Education & Human Services Program Coordinator

For questions on financial aid, please contact:

Mike Huser

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