Online Masters in Adult Education

Best Online Masters in Adult Education 2018/2019

After obtaining a bachelor’s degree, the next step to further one’s education is a master’s degree. Programs take anywhere from one to two years to complete depending on the student’s pace as well as his or her study path.

What is a Master in Adult Education? As the name suggests, this is a field of education in which the students are adults. In general, adults seek out education for a variety of reasons, creating a need for educators who specialize in teaching older students. Those taking classes to advance their knowledge in this field usually study a variety of education-related topics and learn instructional strategies as well as management techniques to help them adapt to a wide range of students.

Because of the diverse nature of the adult education field, master's degree students can learn to improve their communication and teamwork skills. Students on the path to earning their master’s degree can also learn problem-solving skills that can help them in their careers as well as in daily life.

There is no set cost for a Master in Adult Education. The country of study, the number of years it takes to obtain the degree and the university of choice will all have a significant impact on the price.

Obtaining a Master in Adult Education opens the door to many potential career options in the field. Adult educators can work for nonprofit organizations and community colleges, for example, teaching nontraditional students in their subject areas of expertise. In addition to teaching, becoming a trainer is also a possibility. EMT and health trainers can benefit greatly from a background in adult education. Another interesting career option is being a life coach. These experts usually work with a diverse set of clients, giving them advice and guidance to help them achieve their goals.

A Master in Adult Education can be achieved online or in person at a local or foreign university. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Education in Education of Adult Educators and Vocational Education and Training Trainers - Distance Learning

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The purpose of the program is to equip students with specialized knowledge in the field of adult education and vocational education and training through (a) the attendance of relevant modules, (b) the study of relevant literature and (c) the possibility of doing practical training. Moreover, the program aims at cultivating research skills through (a) the attendance of specialized courses in quantitative and qualitative research and (b) either the undertaking of small-scale research projects in the framework of various modules and/or the authoring of a postgraduate research thesis.

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Joint Degree with the University of Peloponnese

Duration (years): 1.5 Years (3 Semesters) Qualification Awarded: Master of Education in Education of Adult Educators and Vocational Education and Training Trainers Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Program

The purpose of the program is to equip students with specialized knowledge in the field of adult education and vocational education and training through (a) the attendance of relevant modules, (b) the study of relevant literature and (c) the possibility of doing practical training. Moreover, the program aims at cultivating research skills through (a) the attendance of specialized courses in quantitative and qualitative research and (b) either the undertaking of small-scale research projects in the framework of various modules and/or the authoring of a postgraduate research thesis.... [-]


Master in Adult Education for Social Change

Open University Of Cyprus
Online Full time 2 years September 2019 Cyprus Cyprus Online

This International Master is a joint degree delivered and awarded by four universities: the University of Glasgow (UK), the University of Malta, the Open University of Cyprus and Tallinn University (Estonia). [+]

This International Master is a joint degree delivered and awarded by four universities: the University of Glasgow (UK), the University of Malta, the Open University of Cyprus and Tallinn University (Estonia).

Objectives of the Programme A distinctive feature of this programme is the connection between theory and practice, gained through focused placements and mobility periods between the partner universities. It draws together the recognized strengths of the consortium partners into a relevant, joint degree that engages with and responds to such issues as social inequality, migration and intercultural cooperation. The programme aims to deliver a curriculum that enables people to work with adults effectively and competently in changing socially diverse contexts. You will receive a theoretical grounding in adult education, as well as intercultural and practical skills development through teaching placements, focused seminars and online courses. Structure of the Programme ... [-]

Master in continuing education and lifelong learning

Open University Of Cyprus
Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 Cyprus Cyprus Online + 1 more

The Postgraduate Program of Studies focuses on the area of ​​Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning and discusses two main pillars: a) General Adult Education b) Vocational Education and Training. [+]

The Postgraduate Program of Studies focuses on the area of ​​Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning and discusses two main pillars: (A) General Adult Education; (b) Vocational Education and Training.

The aim of the Program is to provide trainees with the cognitive (theoretical and practical) and metacognitive (methodological, epistemological) skills that will enable them to understand in depth - in a dialectical function - General Adult Education and Vocational Education and Training, Within the overall area of ​​Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, with the ultimate goal of moving from understanding to the stages of analysis, synthesis, implementation and evaluation of new knowledge.... [-]