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M.Ed. - Adult Education and Development Concentration

The Master of Education with a Concentration in Adult Education and Development program is designed to cover adult teaching and learning methods. Read more about this Strayer University online program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education with a Concentration in Adult Education and Development

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Interested individuals may have a bachelor's degree in education, though this is not required. Applicants with unrelated undergraduate training, however, may have to complete additional prerequisite coursework before participating in certain classes. Applicants to Strayer University should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Students enrolled in the Master of Education with a Concentration in Adult Education and Development program have the chance to learn to develop, conduct, and evaluate training programs for schools and corporations. They also have the opportunity to examine Web-based and face-to-face instructional approaches. In addition, the program is intended to cover diversity awareness as well as team-building instructional methods. For the supervised capstone course, students examine a current issue in adult education and propose a workable solution.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Total Credits Required:

54 credits

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

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Required Courses for a Master of Education with a Concentration in Adult Education and Development:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Area I - Core Component (40.5 credits)

  • BUS 520: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • EDU 500: Adult Learning Theory
  • EDU 525: Perspectives on Adult Education
  • EDU 526: Diversity in Adult Education
  • EDU 535: Organizational Training and Development
  • EDU 550: Curriculum Design and Development
  • EDU 565: Training Strategies and Assessment
  • EDU 590: Directed Research Project OR EDU 599 Education Capstone
  • RES 531: Research Methods

Area II - Concentration Component (13.5 credits)

  • EDU 522: Theory and Practice of E-Learning
  • EDU 528: Methods of Teaching in Adult Education
  • EDU 529: Assessing Adult Learners

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

The Master of Education with a Concentration in Adult Education and Development program is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to create and lead curricular and professional training programs. Strayer University does not guarantee that graduates will be eligible for public school licensure. However, graduates could pursue opportunities with businesses, government agencies, traditional colleges, online colleges, and community centers.

Employment options that graduates could pursue include:

  • Corporate Personnel Trainer
  • College Academic Advisor
  • Adult Literacy Coach

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