A career in adult education offers you an opportunity to help others redefine what’s possible in their lives. In Capella’s online master’s in higher education, adult education program*, you’ll focus on current theory and research for teaching adults and college students, including instructional models, assessment strategies, collaborative learning, and program development.
Adult education master’s degree specializations A concentration or specialization within a master's degree in adult education program allows students to focus on niche areas in their field.
Online masters in adult education programs prepare students to teach adult learners in a variety of settings while accommodating different learning styles and background. Adult learners face unique challenges, like readjusting to the classroom or balancing work and family with school.
Careers in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education Are on the Rise. As businesses and organizations collectively tighten their belts, employers are adding more stringent hiring requirements for new employees, and corporations are placing a stronger emphasis on training in the workplace.