M.A. On Campus

Adult, Professional, and Community Education

Texas State University

12 months
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The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree with a major in Adult, Professional, and Community Education at Texas State University with a major in Adult, Professional, and Community Education is an academically rigorous program designed for individuals serving in or aspiring to leadership positions in the diverse field of Adult, Professional, and Community Education.


Adult, Professional, and Community Education at Texas State University, in this context, includes:

  • adult basic and secondary education,
  • English as a second language,
  • community learning and development,
  • workplace learning,
  • university continuing education,
  • continuing professional development, and
  • organizational development.

Learning Outcomes

Individuals completing this degree will be well prepared to teach, develop, evaluate, and/or administer programs in adult education or to conduct applied research regarding those programs. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Learning and Development
  • Planning, Evaluating, and Managing Programs in Adult Education
  • Family Literacy
  • Applied Research in Adult Education
  • Adult Literacy

  • Internship in Adult Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee or
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • GRE not required
  • three letters of recommendation from individuals with knowledge of the student in academic and/or professional settings
  • writing sample (maximum 1,000 words) discussing a major issue currently confronting adult education. Students should draw on their own experiences, detailing their position on the subject. 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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