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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Educational Administration, Leadership, and Research

Online MAE In

Adult Education

Program Highlights - Online Master of Arts in Education in Adult Education

The online Adult Education program at Western Kentucky University follows the scientist/ practitioner model of training. It prepares students to be successful performing both research and practical applications. The program is practice–oriented, offering a broad foundation for the professional who will render a wide variety of adult education services.

There are four concentrations in this program. The Adult Education - General Concentration provides graduates with a general background in the field of adult education and a focus on teaching adults in a variety of settings. The Adult Education - Community and Technical College Concentration focuses on preparing instructors who work with adult learners in community and technical colleges. Graduates from this concentration will have eighteen hours in a specific discipline as well as a foundation of adult and higher learning classes. The Adult Education - Higher Education Concentration provides training designed for individuals who work in higher education settings, providing training or instructional development to faculty and staff. The Adult Education-Training and Development Concentration is designed for individuals who either work or would like to work as a trainer in the workplace.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14