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Adult Education
Master of Science in Higher Education

A career in adult education offers you an opportunity to help others redefine what’s possible in their lives. In the online MS in Higher Education, Adult Education* program from Capella University, you’ll focus on current theory and research for teaching adults and college students, including instructional models, assessment strategies, collaborative learning and program development. The curriculum is designed to enhance your qualifications in adult education, give you the tools needed to improve adult achievement and help you understand the learning styles of adults from diverse backgrounds.

*This degree program does not satisfy licensure requirements for K–12 public school teachers or administrators.

Online learning

Learn in a dynamic, interactive and collaborative environment with access anytime, from anywhere.

Professional development

To help you focus on achieving your goals and stay on track, you can create a professional development plan in your first course.

Increase adult achievement

Apply adult education principles and theories to instruction, program development and enhancement of learning.

Classes start October 11

Use the code FALL21 to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 4 Core courses
  • 7 Specialization courses
  • Capstone

91% of education alumni are satisfied with their Capella education.*

*Alumni Outcomes Survey, 2019–2020