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Earn your adult education degree – and help others enhance their lives

As an adult learner, you bring your own personal and professional experiences to the learning environment. Along with your passion for teaching others, use that experience and earn an adult education degree through a versatile program that can prepare you for a variety of careers.

Our on-campus and online adult education degree program provides you with the groundwork to make an impact educating adults how they learn best — through discussion, collaboration and practical application.

The curriculum focuses on the needs of adult learners, critical issues in adult learning, instructional design and strategies – and how technology plays a major role in education today. You’ll get the experience and skills needed to work with adult learners.

With the option to earn your adult education degree online or on-campus, you’re able to take courses at your own pace and create a schedule that suits your life as a working adult.



Our on-campus or online adult education degree program can start you on your path to helping others make moves in their careers.




Master of Arts in Education/Adult Education and Training:

You’re interested in working with adult learners and helping others reach their potential. This on-campus or online adult education degree program shows you how to align education and training with strategic objectives across an enterprise with culturally diverse populations. You’ll design and implement instructional practices to help produce positive impact on adult learning. Learn how to incorporate technology into adult education and training programs – and develop your communication skills, while learning how to effectively evaluate the educational and training needs of an organization.



Why Phoenix?

By earning your adult education degree online or on-campus through the College of Education, you’ll benefit from a thorough and well-designed curriculum and the hands-on practice that can help you be competitive in today’s workforce. You’ll learn from an experienced faculty, averaging 24 years of experience in the education field.

Whether you’re an aspiring adult educator with a bachelor’s degree in another field or you seek professional growth with an advanced degree, an adult education degree can help you rise to your potential.

Practical coursework

Our Master of Arts in Education/Adult Education and Training (MAEd/AET) degree program can help you develop the skills and expertise needed to work with adult learners. 

Relevant tools and strategies

You’ll get practice with modern tools, such as social media, to facilitate online learning focused toward adult education.

Transfer pathways

What you learn in this program could allow for opportunities in other areas of study and career outcomes.

If you have questions about how to enroll, fill out the request for information form and we’ll put you in contact with an Enrollment Representative.

You’ve got the desire and the drive to become an adult educator. Take that ambition to the next level by earning an adult education degree online or at a campus near you.

For important information about the educational debt, earnings and completion rates of students who attended this program, visit www.phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment.html.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.