The growth in popularity in adult learning is a significant trend in education. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the number of students ages 25 and older is expected to grow 20 percent by 2023, compared to only 12 percent for those younger than 25. This growth isn’t just happening in traditional education — it’s also happening in the corporate world, as businesses invest in professional development and training. Point Park University is helping current and new educators take advantage of this growth with the online Master of Arts in Adult Learning and Training degree.
Our curriculum focuses on helping educators, trainers and other leaders understand successful strategies and techniques needed to reach adult learners effectively. Courses focus on relevant topics including instructional methods, online teaching and diversity issues. This program was developed for professionals by professionals, with instructors having real-world classroom experience that informs their teaching and helps graduates be more effective more quickly. Because many of our students are working professionals, we offer a supportive environment designed to help busy students succeed, with personal support and flexible classes offered 100 percent online.Request Info
Students applying for entry into Point Park University’s M.A. in Adult Learning and Training program must submit the following and meet these requirements:
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median annual wage for adult learning and training occupations was $51,830 in 2014. An adult education degree can help you serve this growing population in a number of ways, including:
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