Program of Study

The Program of Study (33 credit hours) for the Master of Education in Adult and Lifelong Learning includes coursework in research methods, adult education core, electives and applied project as established by the ADLL faculty. The number of hours and courses applicable to each area are indicated below.

Research — 3 hours required

ESRM 5013 — Research Methods in Education or ESRM 5393 — Statistics in Education and Health Professions

Adult Education Core — 15 hours required

  • ADLL 5113 — Perspectives in Adult Education
  • ADLL 5123 — Principles and Practices of Adult Learning
  • ADLL 5133 — Curriculum Development in ABE and ASE
  • ADLL 5143 — Instructional Strategies and Assessment in Adult Education
  • ADLL 5153 — Organization and Administration of Adult and Lifelong Learning Programs

Electives — 12 hours

  • ADLL 5103 — Diversity and Inclusion in Adult and Lifelong Learning
  • ADLL 5163 — Managing Change in Adult and Lifelong Learning
  • ADLL 5173 — Program Planning
  • ADLL 5183 — Technology and Innovation in Adult Learning
  • ADLL 5193 — Seminar in Adult and Lifelong Learning (may be repeated for 9 hours provided that topic changes)
  • ADLL 5213 — Adult and Lifelong Learning Internship

Capstone Course — 3 hours required

ADLL 5223 — Applied Project