Master's in Adult Learning and Workforce Education

Master of Education, Specialized in Adult Learning and Workforce Education

As economies and businesses change, there is growing demand for adult education and worker retraining. The skills and knowledge you will gain in our MEd in Adult Learning and Workforce Education specialization translate across a wide range of industries, including higher education, workforce development agencies, human resource organizations and adult career centers. Your courses and mentoring by professionally experienced professors will provide you with the tools and competencies required to critically reflect on workplace issues, solve organizational problems, develop programs and training to increase overall performance, and anticipate and respond to change. With a master’s in Adult Learning and Workforce Education, you will be prepared to influence public policy and organizational decision-making as it relates to the workforce.

At A Glance

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
MED 30 10 15 months View Course Catalog

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Master of Education Program Learning Outcomes
  • Examine educational issues to make informed, ethical decisions and recommendations in diverse instructional and organizational settings.
  • Apply professional skills, dispositions, and technology options for leading and educational diverse groups.
  • Analyze current research, theories, and instructional practices in educational and organizational environments.
  • Communicate with diverse audiences about educational theories, research, and practices.
  • Investigate evidence-based solutions for addressing educational, organizational, and societal issues.

*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Important Information for Students, Including Gainful Employment
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