MS Master of Science in Higher Education Adult Education specialization
Prepare to play a vital role in higher education by understanding the unique needs of adult students. This online Master's Adult Education specialization is designed around recognized professional standards. Expand your expertise in adult education with curriculum that emphasizes reflective practice, current theory, and best practices. Gain a better understanding of collaborative learning, program development for adult students, and learning styles as they relate to students of various backgrounds. You'll start working toward your goals right away by creating a professional development plan in your first course. By the end of the program, you'll have compiled a professional portfolio that demonstrates your accomplishments and proves your understanding of concepts that qualify you for a career in higher education. This specialization is not designed to satisfy licensure requirements for P–12 public school teachers or administrators.
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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.
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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.