M.Ed. Adult Teaching and Learning Track Plan of Study

(32 SH Credits)

The M.Ed. core will provide foundational study and application of concepts in Topics and Trends in Education, Organizational Leadership, Diversity and Societal Change, Grant Writing, Law and Ethics, and Research Methods (General).  

The M.Ed. Adult Teaching and Learning track allows graduate students to develop knowledge in adult learning theories while designing and applying educational research specific to their area of expertise. Students also learn how to lead and collaborate within professional learning environments.  Graduates of this track tend to seek leadership roles within their professional organizations.  Some graduates lead professional development sessions while others plan to teach adult learners in a higher education setting. This track does not lead to additional teacher licensure. 

M.Ed. Graduate Core (16 SH Credits)

EDUC 507      Research Methods (3 SH Credits)
EDUC 501      Topics and Trends in Education (2 SH Credits)
EDUC 506      Educational Law and Ethics (2 SH Credits)
EDUC 508      Organizational Leadership (3 SH Credits)
EDUC 510      Diversity and Societal Change (3 SH Credits)
EDUC 545      Grant Writing (3 SH Credits)

Adult Teaching and Learning Core (16 SH Credits)

EDUC 512     Adult Learning Theory (3 SH Credits)
EDUC 513     Active Adult Learning Strategies (4 SH Credits)
EDUC 520     Program Development (3 SH Credits)
EDUC 515     Program Evaluation (3 SH Credits)
EDUC 569     Action Research (3 SH Credits)

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Adult Teaching and Learning Track Course Descriptions

(Total 32 SH credits, including the M.Ed. Graduate Core)

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Please contact the Division of Education for further information or to ask program admission questions: education@mayvillestate.edu, 701-788-4710.