Yorkville University

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Masters of Education in Adult Education

Seeking career advancement? There is a high demand for qualified adult educators, trainers and development consultants. Yorkville University has responded to this demand with an online Master of Education in Adult Education (M.Ed. in Adult Education) that addresses the unique needs of adult learners in corporate and academic environments.

The M.Ed. in Adult Education program is aimed at working professionals who seek opportunities in teaching and training, and are currently employed in industries such as health care, public services, post-secondary education or workforce development. It is designed to meet the needs of those employed as teachers, professors, staff developers or learning support staff, trainers, designers or managers of training, community developers and educators. Highly qualified instructors bring collaborative and contemporary knowledge of adult education and online learning to the online student community. The program builds on core competencies such as evaluation and program development, alongside applied educational research skills. Courses emphasize the value of self-reflection and continued professional development so that students build on and incorporate their work and life experiences. Elective courses allow you to improve your career path, such as learning and teaching online, transformative learning in adult education and contexts of learning. Final projects strengthen the link between theory and knowledge and the practical and research skills required for specialization in a field of adult education.

As a graduate, you'll be able to work with adult learners in a variety of contexts including formal learning in post-secondary education, career colleges, literacy and second language program, workplace and human resource development, health, rehabilitation programs, community development, and so much more.

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