Adult Education, M.Sc. | Part time online | Buffalo State SUNY | United States
12 months
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
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Adult Education from Buffalo State SUNY teaches those who help adults improve the way they live and work through advanced learning. We prepare adult educators to teach their specialty in community colleges.


Adult Education from Buffalo State SUNY teaches students to work in community engagement projects; to conduct literacy, personal development, and workforce-preparation programs; to prepare adult educators for work in grassroots movements and social justice efforts; and for careers in organizational training and development/human resource development.


The master of science in adult education program prepares professionals for careers in adult education and human resource development. Community agencies employ adult educators to conduct literacy, personal development, and workforce-preparation programs. Similarly, businesses employ human resource development professionals to train new workers and retrain experienced workers. Graduates of the program are also well prepared for doctoral programs in adult education. This program does not lead to teaching certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Education
  • Adulthood and Development
  • Historical, Social, and Philosophical Foundations of Adult Education
  • Instructional Design
  • Methods of Adult Education
  • Diversity in Adult Education and Training
  • Methods of Educational Research

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale), or a master’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
  • Applicants may be asked to participate in a phone or online interview at the discretion of the adult education coordinator.
  • A letter describing the applicant’s interest in the field and experience with teaching or administering adult programs.
  • Submit Online Application
  • Submit Application Fee
  • Send Official Transcripts
  • A copy of the applicant's passport bio page.  Passport must be current and not expired. 
  • Financial Statement (FSA-4) (.pdf) 
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must submit a score of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Duolingo English Test as documentation of English language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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