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Program Highlights - Online Master of Arts in Education in Adult Education
The online Adult Education program at Western Kentucky University is approximately a 1–year program that 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 two 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.