M.A. Online

Adult Learning And Leadership (Online)

24 months
34434 USD/year
34434 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Adult Learning And Leadership (Online) program at Columbia University was created for those who design, implement, facilitate, or otherwise support learning and development for adults in many different settings: businesses, non-profits, public sector, healthcare, educational institutions, and community settings. 


About the programme

We emphasize leadership for transformative learning and change in today’s rapidly-evolving digital world. The Adult Learning And Leadership (Online) program at Columbia University will help participants to:

  • Use effective strategies for learning that take into account leadership, structural and cultural factors in the groups, communities, or organizations in which adults live or work
  • Design, deliver, and assess adult learning programs and interventions
  • Demonstrate understanding and use of technology for diverse adult learning needs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Learning
  • How Adults Learn
  • Facilitating Adult Learning
  • Fostering Transformative Learning
  • Imagination, Authenticity and Individuation Transformative Learning
  • Leadership and Self Development
  • Online Teaching and Learning

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application: Must be submitted online.
  • Transcripts.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation: Online submission of letters of recommendation is required. Recommenders should be academic or professional contacts who can speak to your creative ability and potential; personal/friend references are not permitted. 
  • Creative Materials Required for Application: Please click below for a list of creative materials that are required for each program.
  • Application Fee: The $110 application fee is required upon submission of your application.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    34434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17217 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    34434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17217 USD per semester 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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