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Graduate Certificate in Adult Education

12 Credit Hours – Online

The Adult Education certificate program provides a basic understanding of the theories, techniques, and concepts used in the adult education setting. 

The certificate program includes the following courses: 

ADED 510 – Introduction to Adult Education (Summer, Winter, On Demand)
Catalog course listing: Survey of principles, models and techniques of adult education. Topics will include history, philosophies, and theories of education of adults. 

ADED 520 – Methods for Teaching Adults (Spring)
Catalog course listing: Adult educational theories, models, and approaches and their use in practice. 

ADED 530 – Program Development for Adults (Fall)
Catalog course listing: Program planning and development for adults in technical schools, colleges, workplace, and lifelong learning endeavors. Includes methods for designing, implementing, and evaluating programs and their objectives. 

ADED 611 - Adult Development and Learning (Fall, Summer, On Demand)
Catalog course listing: Psychological factors affecting adult development, learning, and motivation. Emphasis on how diverse academic career/experiential backgrounds and objectives affect classroom environments, teaching strategies, and testing and evaluation. 

The program provides graduates with a basic understanding of the field of adult education and the ability to carry out basic adult education functions in a variety of settings.  Individuals from a variety of workplace and educational settings will find benefits to pursuing the Adult Education Certificate. 

Those interested in applying for the Adult Education Certificate should contact:
Dr. Jim Berger, Program Coordinator


For more information about the cost of the program, average time to complete the program, and other important information, please visit this website.

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 Last Modified 10/11/18