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Master of Arts in Higher, Adult, & Lifelong Education

Program Details

Michigan State University offers a Master of Arts degree in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education. This online program promises students a strong foundation in postsecondary education in areas such as social, historical, developmental, philosophical, and international perceptions.


  • Submit a personal statement regarding their academic and professional goals
  • Submit scores from a GRE general exam taken within the last five years
    • The GRE exam is waived for candidates with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher from an accredited and recognized college or university, and for applicants with a completed graduate degree
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


At present, MSU is not authorized to offer online programs/distance education to any residents of Arkansas or Maryland.