Tuition per credit hour
$447 for both in-state and out-of-state residents. See details and other costs
Over 150 graduate assistantships available with stipend & tuition assistance, plus scholarship & fellowship opportunities. Explore aid
No application fee. No GRE required. Apply for fall, spring, or summer term. View application process & deadlines
Our program prepares professional adult educators for positions in a wide variety of sectors. Skills-oriented courses and field-based experiences build on research and theory to provide a rich professional-development experience.
In addition to required core courses, students design their learning through a range of skills-based courses, electives, and internships or self-directed projects that help them directly apply theories and strategies in a professional environment.
Choose your focus
Tailor the program to your goals by choosing your area of focus. Options include Higher Education: Student Affairs; Higher Education: Teaching & Learning; Adult Education & Adult Education Director Certification; and Nonprofit Community Education Leadership, Staff Development, or Corporate Training.
Alumni career paths
Our accomplished alumni currently serve in various roles, including as director of adult education, dean of higher education, academic advisor, non-profit director, corporate trainer, staff development specialist, program designer, adult education educator, and in-student services roles.
Many of our faculty were once students in the program who have established their careers and become leaders in their field.
Scholarships offer financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. We encourage students in graduate degree programs to apply for scholarship opportunities.
Do you live in New England?
You may be eligible for a special reduced tuition rate, as part of the New England Regional Student Program (RSP).
Graduate student support
Our Office of Graduate Studies connects you with opportunities for professional development, scholarships, and graduate assistantships. They also foster our graduate student community through Peer Mentorship and the Graduate Student Board.
Connect with us
Our monthly Graduate Information Sessions are an excellent way to learn more about the benefits of our program, as well as our admissions and financial process.
Admission information: MS in Adult and Higher Education
We accept applications on a rolling basis and review them continuously.
|Application deadline||Fall term start||Spring term start||Summer term start|
|Recommended||May 15||October 15||February 15|
|Final||August 1||December 15||April 15|
|International||June 1||October 15||Not available|