ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
ADULT EDUCATION MAED
COUNSELOR EDUCATION MS
HIGHER EDUCATION EDD
Program Requirements for the MAEd in Adult Education
The Master of Arts in Education in Adult Education requires a minimum of 36 semester hours. A thesis is optional, however, any student planning to continue into a doctoral program is strongly encouraged to take the thesis option. If a student does not have direct work experience in an adult education setting, an internship is recommended. To graduate, students must complete and present a cumulative portfolio. The coursework is as follows:
Adult Education Core Courses (15 hrs. required)
Research (3 hrs. required)
Electives in Adult Education (9 hrs. to be selected with advisor)
*Prior approval by instructor must be obtained and approved by the department chair before registering for Special Topics, Directed Readings, or Internship hours.
Nine additional elective hours may be taken in adult education or in related disciplines outside of adult education. These can be from within education or from other areas such as psychology, business or allied health. They are to be selected with an advisor and should complement prior experience and future career goals.
ADEd Focus Areas
Click on the link above to see the many different specific areas of study possible in our Masters in Adult Education
Up to 20% of a program of study may be accepted by transfer or extension on approval of the Coordinator of the adult education program, the Department Chair and the Graduate School. All credits including transfer and extension, are covered by a six year limitation. No transfer courses will be accepted without approval of advisor prior to registration.