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Adult Education Specialization Master of Science in Higher Education

School of Education

What You'll Learn

At Capella, we give you the tools, knowledge and support to help you measure and maximize your degree outcomes.

Learning You Can See

In addition to grades and ongoing feedback from your instructors, you will be able to visualize your progress in each of your courses.

Use this one-of-a-kind tool to know where you stand after each assignment and see where you might need extra help in your courses.

Competency Map Example

Your Degree Outcomes

This degree is aligned with external professional standards to help you obtain the relevant expertise to advance your career. Becoming proficient in these outcomes will allow you to meet the demands of your field.

By the successful completion of your degree program, you will have gained the following skills and knowledge:

  • Advance the practice of learning and teaching within the field of adult education
  • Influence the vision and direction of adult education
  • Adapt strategies and methods to address the characteristics of adult learners
  • Apply reflective strategies that lead to improved personal and professional practice
  • Apply adult education principles and theories to instruction, program development, and enhancement of learning
  • Evaluate how globalization and diversity influence educational outcomes
  • Integrate effective communication and ethical practices that support professional adult learning principles and expectations

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

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