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This program provides students with preparation to work in industry training and government service oriented environments. These may include public school adult programs, adult basic education, career technology education, corporate training and non-profit community service programs. The program is also geared to act as a springboard into similar doctoral programs.


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

  • Adult and Higher Education Teachers
  • Business/Industry Trainers
  • Administrators of Adult Education Programs
  • Educational Consultants

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