Adult Learning

The Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning is designed for individuals who are interested in, or are already working in, training and education roles within educational programming for adult learners.  Whether in a professional work environment or in an educational setting, adult learners require an instructional approach that integrates facilitation and collaboration in order to meet learning outcomes.  This certificate prepares professionals with the knowledge and skills essential to becoming an effective educator of adults.

This program is designed to enhance knowledge and skills in:

  • Adult learning theory
  • Curriculum design and instruction
  • Learner assessment
  • Foundations of adult education

This program is open to everyone with a baccalaureate degree who is interested in working with adult learners in educational or workplace settings. Current graduate students can also add this certificate to their plan of study.  

Course Requirements

Course Requirements

EDUC 851Adult Learning3
EDUC 852Foundations of Occupational & Adult Education3
EDUC 853Instructional Methods for Adult Learners3
Total Credits9