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Adult and Higher Education

Western Washington University

M.Ed. Blended
24 months
Duration
23558 USD/year
23558 USD/year
11933 USD/year
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About

The Master of Education in Adult and Higher Education program from Western Washington University is designed for those who desire to teach, consult, or administer education programs, materials and policies targeted to diverse adult populations.

Overview

The Adult and Higher Education curriculum at Western Washington University links theories to practice, policies, research, and evaluation. It prepares students for competency and knowledge in the areas of instructional technology, e-learning, research methods, teaching methodologies, adult literacy, diversity issues, curriculum development, leadership and management, policy issues, assessment and evaluation, adult learning, and program development. Graduates will work in settings such as community/technical colleges, universities, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and business and industry.

Goals

The program prepares both entry-level and advanced practitioners as teachers, trainers, educators, policy-makers, consultants, and administrators in diverse educational, human resource, business, and healthcare settings for adults. The program emphasizes a social justice and a progressive approach to the adult and higher education field; academic, critical, and digital literacies; inquiry-based learning with action research; and issues of identity, reflection, and diversity.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Understanding Educational Research                                    
  • Instructional Technology and Digital Literacy
  • Foundations of Adult Education and Diversity
  • Research and Evaluation Methods
  • Leadership and Management of Educational Programs
  • Learning in Adulthood
  • Teaching and Instructional Design
  • Portfolio and Applied Research Proposal                       
  • Current Issues in Education
  • The Community College
  • Issues in Adult Literacy
  • Experiential Learning
  • Program Development   

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

52 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three (3) Letters of Reference
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE or MAT scores (not required if you hold an advanced degree - Master's, PhD, JD, MD, etc.)
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23558 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23558 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23558 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23558 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11933 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11933 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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