M.A. Online

Adult Learning and Training

Point Park University

12 months
710 USD/credit 21300 USD/year
710 USD/credit 21300 USD/year
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Adult Learning and Training at Point Park University is a growing field — According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of postsecondary teachers is projected to grow 11 percent by 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.


Additionally, there are about 55 million students enrolled in K-12 education; however, there are more than 255 million adults in the U.S. who increasingly participate in formal post-secondary education, training and informal classes.

Adult educators and trainers work in higher education, corporations, health care, adult social services, technical and trade schools, government and nonprofits. They often work as administrators and train students in a wide variety of subjects beyond the high school level.

Why Should I Choose Point Park University for Adult Learning and Training?

  • Fully online 30-credit program — We understand adults have busy schedules! Point Park online learning allows you to work, study and balance your personal life while earning a career-oriented degree.
  • Outstanding Faculty — Point Park's education faculty are recognized experts in their fields, bringing valuable real-world experience to online learning.
  • Cohort Model — Students can complete our M.A. in adult learning program in five semesters with a cohort.

Career Success

Our adult learning and training graduates work in a wide variety of professional career settings: 

  • Area director of education outreach, Pittsburgh
  • Clinical student supervisor, Purdue University
  • Director of education outreach, Young Life
  • Director of training and education, Institute for Research and Training in Addictions (IRETA)
  • Educational development specialist, Suffolk University

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Issues in Adult Education
  • Administration and Supervision in Adult Education
  • Online Teaching: Design and Delivery
  • Instructional Methods for Adult Learners
  • Human Diversity Issues in Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official TOEFL and TWE scores, if required. Please contact the ISSE Office for additional information.
  • Completed International Student Affidavit of Support Form and notarized/certified bank statements.
  • Certified copies of original and translated transcripts of post-secondary education.
  • Students who apply for full-time F-1 visa status are prohibited from attending part-time classes by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 710 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 710 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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