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Master of Education in Education & Human Resource Studies / Adult Education & Training

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Education & Human Resource Studies in Adult Education & Training prepares students to teach adult learners in postsecondary, community, and corporate settings.  The curriculum prepares students to successfully plan and administer a wide range of training and educational programs along with strategic approaches to adult education and training in fields such as adult basic education, corporate training, EMS education, ESL education, and many other fields involving adult learning.  Students learn to think more strategically about adult learning theory, instructional design, methods of instruction, learning technologies, and program assessment.


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited postsecondary institution or a CSU-recognized international institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (applicants whose GPA is below 3.0 are still encouraged to apply)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or vita
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript of all collegiate work completed from every institution attended

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission