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Adult Education

University of the Incarnate Word

12 months
1000 USD/credit 36000 USD/year
1000 USD/credit 36000 USD/year
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Adult Education from University of the Incarnate Word is designed to provide professional preparation for students pursuing careers as administrators and supervisors of adult learning activities, human resource and staff development professionals, continuing and community education instructors, military educators and teachers of adults in a variety of institutions and settings.


At Adult Education from University of the Incarnate Word students advance their understanding of adult learners with special emphasis on the changes occurring in adult life and their affect the teaching-learning process and community impact.


  • Colleges or universities
  • Medical Evaluation programs
  • Museums, libraries, zoos
  • Social services agencies
  • Law enforcement and community services
  • Community education
  • Corporate education
  • Literacy organizations
  • Military
  • Religious organizations

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Education Research
  • Theories of Learning
  • College Teaching
  • Adult Literacy Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Adult Ed
  • Methods & Strategies in Adult Ed
  • Educational Gerontology
  • Program Development in Adult Ed
  • Effective Teams and Groups
  • Practicum in Adult Learning Environments

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree-seeking students should apply and provide official transcripts from the college/ university last attended indicating the achievement of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Copy of passport and any visa you hold for the United States
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • An interview with faculty or admissions personnel
  • A writing sample
  • Official transcripts from each college and/or university previously attended. 
  • At least one of the following as specified by the discipline under program description: A nationally recognized entrance test specified by the discipline,  Evaluation by one or more professionals in the intended field of study, Professional certification or a degree of equal or higher level than that sought from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per credit during 12 months.

Tuition per credit hour + fees

Living costs for San Antonio

972 - 1507 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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