M.Ed. Online

Adult and Higher Education

24 months
590 USD/credit 13275 USD/year
590 USD/credit 13275 USD/year
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The Master of Education in Adult and Higher Education at Oregon State University is offered fully online in partnership with College of Education and Ecampus. This program is guided by the Academy of Human Resource Development Standards, a professional organization recognized internationally.


About the program

The Master of Education (Ed.M.) in Adult and Higher Education program at Oregon State University prepares professionals in education, curriculum development, instructional design, and training to be able to work with adult learners in the following areas:

  • Human resources within for-profit corporations and not-for-profit agencies
  • Organizations involved in systems development
  • Developmental education programs in community colleges
  • Instructional design and technology in educational settings
  • In a variety of additional higher education settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Learning & Development
  • Needs Assessment & Research
  • Instructional Design
  • Instructional Strategies for Adult Learners
  • Instructional Technology
  • Program Evaluation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3.0 GPA 
  • Applicants will be reviewed based on written communication skills, career objectives, professional experience and recommendations.
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13275 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 590 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13275 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 590 USD per credit during 24 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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