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This program provides students with preparation to work in a variety of disciplines that allow a non-specific master’s degree and desire an area of specialization. This allows students to develop expertise and complete a graduate degree tailored to a specific subject area (e.g., safety, English, history, etc.).


Student Learning Objectives

Students who successfully complete this degree will be able to:

  •  Exhibit knowledge of the foundations and applications of a discipline
  • Synthesize the knowledge and the skills necessary to apply the principles of andragogy in teaching a discipline
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach at the post-secondary level including: create curriculum; effectively communicate with adult students; conduct research; and produce scholarly work.

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Admission

To apply for admission into the M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education, candidates must complete the online application, found on the Jackson College of Graduate Studies web page. Applicants must also submit official copies of all transcripts from each college or university attended.


Career Opportunities

  • Education Program Coordinator
  • Higher Education Faculty
  • Educational Consultants-Discipline specific