MEd in Adult Education
Students enrolled in Jones International University's Master of Education with a specialization in Adult Education program have the opportunity to learn about the assessment, theory and development strategies of adult learning. Read on to learn more about the Master of Education with a specialization in Adult Education here.
Official Program Name:
Master of Education with a specialization in Adult Education
School Offering Program:
Jones International University
Applicants to Jones International University's Master of Education with a specialization in Adult Education program should already hold a bachelor's degree and be an educator who wishes to improve the quality of assessment, instruction and curriculum in the adult learning field. All applicants to Jones International University's programs should have already earned a high school diploma; however, some programs may have additional requirements.
Jones International University's Master of Education with a specialization in Adult Education program is designed to teach students about adult learning assessment techniques, the theory of adult learning and organizational development strategies. The degree program allows students to choose three specialization elective courses and requires the completion of six core education courses. Some of the courses included in the curriculum are strategic planning for educators, assessment strategies to improve adult learning, adult learning theory and business management for learning organizations. The degree program concludes with a capstone course that requires students to pull a topic from their education portfolios and develop it further. Previous examples of projects include a grant proposal, an appraisal of an existing education program and a website.
Total Credits Required:
Financial aid may be available to eligible students. The university's Financial Aid Office assists students in finding and receiving the fullest benefits package available to them.
Required Courses for a Master of Education with a Specialization in Adult Education:
Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Jones International University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
Education Courses (18 credits)
- EDU 522: Research Methods: Improving Learning Organizations
- EDU 542: Strategic Planning for Educators
- EDU 544: Business Management for Learning Organizations
- EDU 630: Needs Assessment for Learning Environments
- EDU 653: Assessment Strategies for Improve Adult Learning
- EDU 681: Adult Learning Theory
Specialization Courses (18 credits)
- Choose three elective courses
- EDU 669: Capstone: The Professional Adult Educator
Furthering Your Education:
Students who have completed Jones International University's Master of Education with a specialization in Adult Education program have an opportunity to pursue a Doctor of Education with a specialization in Adult Learning. A dissertation is required before the degree can be awarded. However, before a student begins research, he or she is required to complete a core set of courses. Some of the topics that may be covered include education and learning theory and practice, workshop in adult education and leadership in adult education.
Graduates of Jones International University's Master of Education with a specialization in Adult Education program have the opportunity to pursue jobs in the field. Job opportunities may exist with community centers, nonprofits dedicated to education and government agencies. Applicants should have strong communication skills and be able to work with a wide range of ethnicities and cultures.
Jobs that graduates could pursue include:
- Adult Educator
- Education Administrator
- Education Policy Analyst
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