Master of Arts in Higher, Adult & Lifelong Education
Michigan State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education program promotes professional development among those working in higher, adult, and lifelong education in a variety of local, national, and international settings.  The curriculum provides a strong foundation in postsecondary education in areas such as social, historical, developmental, philosophical, and international perceptions.  Coursework provides knowledge and skills in areas such as higher education policy, curricular development, and budget and finance with a focus on higher, adult, and lifelong education.


  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Resume
  • Letters of reference
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts from each degree-granting institution

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission