M.Sc. Online

Adult Learning and Leadership

Kansas State University

12 months
16335 USD/year
16335 USD/year
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The Adult Learning and Leadership master's degree program is geared toward working professionals whose careers involve working with adults in educational and training situations.


The Adult Learning and Leadership online master's degree at Kansas State University is designed to offer many opportunities for students to tailor their program of study to their professional needs. Students may combine this degree with one of K-State's online graduate certificate programs.

Learning outcomes

Students complete a portfolio as they progress through the degree program. The portfolio is due during the student's final semester of coursework and is required to fulfill the final examination requirement. Students may complete the program by taking face-to-face (Olathe and Ft. Leavenworth locations) or online courses or a combination of the available options.

Learn more about the online adult learning and leadership master's degree on the College of Education website. More information about this program is also available on the Adult Education at K-State blog. The blog includes resources for prospective and current students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Adult Education
  • Characteristics of the Adult Learner
  • Social Foundations of Adult Education
  • Program Planning in Adult Education
  • Adult Learning and Motivation
  • Research Methods in Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National Students: Applications are accepted year-round. Applicants should plan to apply within two to three months from the start of the semester. 


33 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a accredited college or university
  • Undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field equivalent to that acquired by a graduate of Kansas State University, or evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program, and
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale or GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of coursework. This GPA is based only on courses graded on a multi-level scale, usually A, B, C, D, F.
  • English Proficiency Requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16335 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 495 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16335 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 495 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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