Master of Arts in Adult Learning
SUNY Empire State College

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Adult Learning program is designed for students who want to work with adult learners in settings such as GED completion programs, literacy programs, higher education, and community or corporate educational training programs.  The curriculum provides a solid grounding in the field, focusing on theories of adult learning and modeling best principles and practices.  Coursework provides multiple options for individualized study and program design that reflects the unique interests and needs of learners.


  • Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution (applicants may be reviewed prior to completion of the bachleor's degree, but will not be able to enroll until a final official transcript with the graduation date is received)
  • Evidence of ability to pursue the subject matter and meet the academic demands of the program
  • Demonstrate that the applicant's educational goals are aligned with the master's degree they wish to pursue

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education