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Adult Learning and Development

Cleveland State University (CSU)

12 months
7710 USD/year
7710 USD/year
6810 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Adult Learning and Development from Cleveland State University (CSU) prepares present and future adult educators with the theories, competencies, and knowledge that will help them plan, teach, and administer programs for a diverse population of adult learners in a variety of settings. 


Adult Learning and Development from Cleveland State University (CSU) is committed to providing adult educators with a cognizance of the issues and challenges confronting adult educators in diverse learning environments. Theories, philosophies, history, and practices concerning adult learning and development, teaching adult learners, and program planning and administration are emphasized through a variety of courses throughout the program. Students also gain practical experience through participation in internships.


  • Students will be able to meet the needs of employers in a variety of settings.
  • Graduates are working in healthcare, higher education, human resources, training and development, and in non-profit organizations and student services.
  • Occupations graduates commonly obtain are directors, managers, trainers, professors, student advisors, coaches, and consultants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Program Evaluation
  • Issues in Multicultural Foundations of Urban Adult Education
  • Lifespan Development
  • Modern Higher Education in a Changing Society
  • Theory and Assessment of Adult Literacy Practice
  • Group Dynamics for Educational Leadership
  • Human Resources Development for Adult Educators
  • Adult Learning and Workplace Diversity
  • Community Colleges in a Changing Society
  • Teaching Methods for Adult Learners
  • Student Affairs for Adult Educators

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic Students application deadline - Rolling


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Undergraduate Transcripts
  • Undergraduate cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.75 (3.0 if the baccalaureate degree is more than six years old at the time of application)OR Completion of twelve or more semester credits of Cleveland State graduate coursework (including EDB 601 or HPR 601) AND received a grade of B- or better in EDB 601 or HPR 601 with a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 and grades of B or better in the other courses OR A score at the 50th percentile on the Miller Analogies Test or on the Verbal and Quantitative sections of Graduate Record Examination
  • English language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3855 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3855 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3405 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Cleveland

980 - 1620 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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