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Overview

Expand your understanding of the unique needs of students of various backgrounds with Capella University's online master's in Adult Education program. This program is designed around recognized professional standards, and the curriculum emphasizes reflective practice, current theory, and best practices.

This master's in Adult Education allows you to develop the skills you need to make a difference in the classroom, while maximizing your investment with an affordable degree. You will start working toward your goals right away by creating a professional development plan in your first course. By the end of the program, you will have complied a professional portfolio that demonstrates your accomplishments and proves your understanding of concepts that qualify you for a career in higher education.

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. We offer a flexible and personalized online learning option that allows you to take the most direct path to your goals.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

If you are seeking information on professional licensure, view our licensure information.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Adult Education from Capella, you'll be prepared to advance the practice of learning and teaching within the field of adult education by applying principles and theories to instruction, program development, and enhancement of learning. You will also apply reflective strategies that lead to improved personal and professional practice and influence the vision and direction of adult education. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Adult Education include program director, education specialist, continuing education coordinator, grant writer, adjunct or part-time instructor of education courses. Potential workplaces include: adult education program, community college , continuing education program, corporation, land-based or online college or university, military education, nonprofit organization or vocational school.