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15 Masters Programs in Adult Education

Students who wish to pursue their studies after receiving a bachelor’s degree may enroll in a master’s program. A master’s program aims to provide high-level instruction from experts and scholars to the student, resulting in mastery of a field of study. What is a Master in Adult Education? This program typically covers the large field of educating adults at all levels. Class work… Read more

Students who wish to pursue their studies after receiving a bachelor’s degree may enroll in a master’s program. A master’s program aims to provide high-level instruction from experts and scholars to the student, resulting in mastery of a field of study.

What is a Master in Adult Education? This program typically covers the large field of educating adults at all levels. Class work, seminars, lectures, research and fieldwork may be utilized to increase a student’s knowledge of learning institutions and the different abilities of adult students. Specializations within this master’s degree may include literacy, community development, and industrial training and development. Assessment of learning environments and institutions with the goal of improving them is often a component of this program.

Among the most valuable benefits of this program is the development of critical thinking skills in all areas of life. In the professional realm, graduates often gain interpersonal skills, and they may develop the knowledge to create operative curriculums, both of which provide opportunities for more job opportunities and higher salaries.

The cost of this program depends upon a variety of factors: where the program is located, if it is an online or a brick-and-mortar institution, and how much financial aid is available. Students should compare and contrast the pros and cons of all options.

Graduates of a Master in Adult Education are often in demand across the spectrum of education careers. Positions in education as teachers, administrators and managers are usually needed in nearly every country in the world. There is also the opportunity to work as a lecturer or teacher for businesses, where the ability to impart critical information to employees is important. The field of tutoring adults in all fields of learning is also a rich area for graduates.

A Master in Adult Education is a popular field and may be offered through many universities. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education: Counseling and Psychology will prepare you to approach a broad range of approaches in ... +

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education: Counseling and Psychology will prepare you to approach a broad range of approaches in therapy. From group counseling to health therapy you'll be prepared to advance your career in the field with a wide-ranging skill set. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, USA

Blending adult learning theory, instructional technology, and talent development, the Adult Education and Human Resource Development (AHRD) master’s program creates an engagin ... +

Blending adult learning theory, instructional technology, and talent development, the Adult Education and Human Resource Development (AHRD) master’s program creates an engaging and innovative learning environment for students who want to help employees perform at their best. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Latvia
Riga, Latvia

Master degree programme in Education Sciences offers students possibilities to widen and deepen knowledge in philosophy of education, sociology, psychology, comparative resear ... +

Master degree programme in Education Sciences offers students possibilities to widen and deepen knowledge in philosophy of education, sociology, psychology, comparative research, research methodology, adult education, multicultural education, in human behaviour and education. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
 

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Open University Of Cyprus
Cyprus Online, Cyprus

This International Master is a joint degree delivered and awarded by four universities: the University of Glasgow (UK), the University of Malta, the Open University of Cyprus ... +

This International Master is a joint degree delivered and awarded by four universities: the University of Glasgow (UK), the University of Malta, the Open University of Cyprus and Tallinn University (Estonia). -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Linköping University
Linköping, Sweden

Governments all over the world are urging citizens to train and educate themselves in order to stay competitive in a connected world. Critical discourses on globalization requ ... +

Governments all over the world are urging citizens to train and educate themselves in order to stay competitive in a connected world. Critical discourses on globalization require the ability to learn in situations that span vast cultural and geographic divides. Our program is for those who wish to understand adult learning in the framework of global change within a unique digital learning format that has won international acclaim. -
MA
Part-time
4 semesters
English
Online
 
University of Glasgow Postgraduate Programmes
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Adult education has been recognised in Europe as a critical element in addressing challenges pertaining to employment, research and innovation, climate change and energy, educ ... +

Adult education has been recognised in Europe as a critical element in addressing challenges pertaining to employment, research and innovation, climate change and energy, education and combatting poverty. Concern about social inequality and a belief that adult educators can contribute to social change based on smart, sustainable and inclusive growth is the driving force behind the creation of the programme. -
Master
Full-time
24 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, USA

Our unique Masters of Education in Teaching and Adult Learning program is designed for candidates who wish to develop skills in teaching adult learners in higher education and ... +

Our unique Masters of Education in Teaching and Adult Learning program is designed for candidates who wish to develop skills in teaching adult learners in higher education and involves relevant and current coursework with an emphasis on collaborative learning experiences. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
Oklahoma State University College of Human Sciences
Stillwater, USA

The master’s degree in Teaching, Learning and Leadership with an option in Workforce and Adult Education is designed for professionals working in a wide range of adult-learnin ... +

The master’s degree in Teaching, Learning and Leadership with an option in Workforce and Adult Education is designed for professionals working in a wide range of adult-learning environments, both industry-based and educational. Students will develop and improve knowledge, skills and capacities for successful teaching in adult education, which focuses on CareerTech and technical educators, higher education personnel, career and occupations, counselors and workforce development professionals from all fields. -
Master
Campus
 
Athens State University College of Education
Athens, USA

The Master of Education (M. Ed) with a major in Career and Technical Education (CTE) is designed to provide a distinctive program to address the emerging need for practitioner ... +

The Master of Education (M. Ed) with a major in Career and Technical Education (CTE) is designed to provide a distinctive program to address the emerging need for practitioners and occupational trainers with knowledge specifically in Career and Technical Education, especially as it relates to the latest educational teaching and occupational training practices. -
Master
English
Campus
 
University Of South Africa (UNISA)
Pretoria Central, South Africa

A student registered for a 180-credit structured coursework master's degree must complete the study program within three years. A student may make an application to the Regist ... +

A student registered for a 180-credit structured coursework master's degree must complete the study program within three years. A student may make an application to the Registrar for one additional year of study. -
Master
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Feb 2022
Campus
 
Park University
Parkville, USA +1 More

This program embodies a progressive and coherent prospectus in the following fundamental areas: The theoretical and philosophical foundations of adult education.

This program embodies a progressive and coherent prospectus in the following fundamental areas: The theoretical and philosophical foundations of adult education. -
Master
Campus
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education: Library Media will prepare you to engage with important topics in the field as you dev ... +

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education: Library Media will prepare you to engage with important topics in the field as you develop the necessary skills to pursue a meaningful career as a librarian. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

Push your career to the next level through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education.

Push your career to the next level through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Glasgow Postgraduate Programmes
Glasgow, United Kingdom

This programme offers you the opportunity to study the theoretical and practical dimensions of adult, community and youth development. It will equip you with the skills and kn ... +

This programme offers you the opportunity to study the theoretical and practical dimensions of adult, community and youth development. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work alongside people in communities to initiate sustainable social change. -
Master
Full-time
9 - 24 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Glasgow Postgraduate Programmes
Glasgow, United Kingdom

This programme provides you with the opportunity to study established and emerging theoretical dimensions of adult education, community development and youth studies. You will ... +

This programme provides you with the opportunity to study established and emerging theoretical dimensions of adult education, community development and youth studies. You will gain in-depth knowledge in a specialism of your choosing, as well as a solid foundation in educational and social research. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus