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.
Scholarships offer financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. We encourage students in graduate degree programs to apply for scholarship opportunities.
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.
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|