Master of Arts in Education:

Adult Education and Instructional Design

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Adult Education and Instructional Design

Total semester hours: 36

This specialization focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to work effectively in the development of adults in work settings. It is geared to those professionals whose work involves needs assessment, design, and delivery of training. The professionals for whom this program is appropriate include instructional designers, technical writers, course designers or developers, trainers, training designers and managers, and human-resource development professionals. Students apply their work in the program to real-life work sites and may use their own work sites for this purpose.

Qualified candidates must be engaged in a work setting in which their role focuses on assisting others to learn and develop their skills. Candidates complete four of the core requirements for the Master of Arts as well as the core requirements for Adult Education and elective courses focusing on Instructional Design.

To request an information packet and application form e-mail Admissions. Questions? Contact Mary Claire Jones, Graduate Admissions Office, at 414-382-6106, toll free at 800-933-3401, or e-mail:


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