Master of Education in Adult Education

Earning Your Degree with Park University

We acknowledge the challenge facing our students, as you strive to manage multiple life priorities while pursuing your advanced degree. Park responds by offering educational development opportunities through a flexible, high-quality program that is fully attainable online. The Adult Education Graduate Program appeals to learners who are eager to utilize emergent technologies and apply their new competencies in the workplace. We hope you will consider and benefit greatly from this avenue of study and we look forward to supporting your learning goals and professional development in our program.

A new degree of excellence for you

Quality & Credibility

Park University, founded in 1875, has established a rich history of providing excellence in educating adult learners. We are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. In addition to the historic flagship campus, Park includes over 40 campus centers nationwide and a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate degrees. With over 20,000 students representing more than 100 countries, Park offers a truly international and globalized learning experience.


World Class Faculty & Reputation

With a global reputation and recognition for excellence in education, we proudly offer an individualized, personal experience with a student to faculty of 14:1 Furthermore, the Adult Education Graduate Program and Park University feature award-winning faculty, Fulbright scholars, and international experts who bring real-world, practice-based experience directly into the classroom.

Introducing the Park Advantage

A flexible advantage

Park’s fully online program allows you to access all course materials and to complete your entire degree from any location in the world, without costly or inconvenient travel. Begin your studies in August or January. You will find a wealth of library and other academic resources, peer exchange with other professionals in the field, enthusiastic faculty with relevant expertise, and coaching throughout the development process - all online! Your progress is accelerated with our 8-week terms offered throughout the year (Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2, Summer). 

A practical advantage

The M.Ed. in Adult Education program integrates innovative learning strategies with a practical, contextualized application of your knowledge. It incorporates project- and problem-based learning, active inquiry, collaboration, application and synthesis. Instead of examinations, the project-based work connects you with current issues in the field and with external partners, inviting you to create tangible learning solutions - thereby developing knowledge and competencies that transfer to your daily work. 


A personal advantage

Each course is developed to help you focus on your own specialization, your own organization, and your own learning goals. This process translates to a program that is amenable to your personal interests and immediate development needs. Activities throughout the program draw upon your existing knowledge and previous experience, and enhance your transferable skills. As you acquire new competencies in each course, your personalized electronic portfolio is used to collect and organize tangible evidence of your progression and to coach you through marketing yourself in today’s competitive workplace.