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Advance the practice of learning and teaching within adult
Influence the vision and direction of adult education.
Adapt strategies and methods to address the diverse characteristics
and needs of adult learners.
Apply reflective strategies that lead to enhanced personal and
Apply adult education principles and theories to the instruction,
program development, and enhancement of learning.
Understand how globalization and diversity can influence educational outcomes.
Learn in a dynamic, interactive, and collaborative learning
environment that you can access anytime, from anywhere.
To help you focus on achieving your goals and stay on track, you can
create a professional development plan in your first course.
Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you
need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way
around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools.
There are a variety of need-based federal grants available to help pay for tuition and costs.
Part-time jobs sponsored by the U.S. government are available to help you reduce loan debt.
The master’s in higher education, adult education curriculum focuses
on methodologies, theories, and principles in higher education. You’ll
master strategies to assess, evaluate, and support adult
Multicultural Perspectives in Adult Education
In this course, learners focus on cultural diversity in adult
education settings. Topics include cultural self-awareness,
demographic changes and projections, problems and issues in
intercultural educational settings, theoretical perspectives on
multicultural adult education, and strategies for handling diversity
in a variety of adult education settings.
|4 quarter credits|
Adult Education Program Development
In this course, learners focus on developing educational programs for
adults in a variety of postsecondary settings. Topics include
theoretical foundations, policies, evaluation models, and methods and
materials for program planning. Learners also explore instructional
approaches, engagement strategies, and management of instructional
|4 quarter credits|
Learners in this course assess the role of educational leadership in
higher education. Learners examine faculty leadership, explore ways to
build effective relationships and lead ethically, and assess
leadership effectiveness based on theory and self-reflection.
Cannot be fulfilled by transfer or prior learning assessment.
|4 quarter credits|
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with a
master’s in higher education, adult education degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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