Master in Education: Adult Education & Development

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Strayer University's Master of Education with a concentration in Adult Education and Development program is designed to teach you about assessing adult learners, the theory and practice of e-Learning, and other topics in education. If you'd like to learn more about Strayer University's Master of Education with a concentration in Adult Education and Development program, read on.

What Kind of Program Is It?

When you enroll in Strayer University's Master of Education with a concentration in Adult Education and Development, you have the opportunity to learn about methods of teaching in adult education, the theory and practice of e-Learning, and assessing adult learners. Other topics covered in the core education sequence cover adult learning theory, curriculum design and development, research methods, adult learning theory, and training strategies and assessment. An education capstone is required to complete the requirements of the degree.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Prospective students from backgrounds as diverse as human resources, education, and corporate training are encouraged to apply to Strayer University's Master of Education with a concentration in Adult Education and Development program. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Strayer University's Master of Education with a concentration in Adult Education and Development is comprised of 54 credits: 40.5 core credits and 13.5 concentration credits.

Education Courses

Area 1 Core Component
BUS 520 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
EDU 500 Adult Learning Theory
EDU 525 Perspectives on Adult Education
EDU 526 Diversity in Adult Education
EDU 535 Organizational Training and Development
EDU 550 Curriculum Design and Development
EDU 565 Training Strategies and Assessment
EDU 599 Education Capstone
RES 531 Research Methods

Adult Education and Development Courses

Area 2 Concentration Component
EDU 522 Theory and Practice of e-Learning
EDU 528 Methods of Teaching in Adult Education
EDU 529 Assessing Adult Learners

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

When you have finished Strayer University's Master of Education with a concentration in Adult Education and Development program, you could pursue positions in the adult education field. Teaching may be a career possibility but a license is needed before you begin work. Other possible areas of employment include human resources, adult and family literacy, social advocacy, and community education and organizing. Some possible career titles include:

  • Postsecondary Instructor
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Employee Trainer