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Overview | Curriculum | Careers

The Adult and Community Education Leadership Master’s Degree is a fully online degree program with a focus on sustainability. The program is designed to provide learning, training and practical experience that fosters personal development, community development and action for change in our human and natural worlds. Students will learn skills that leaders need to work in fields such as education, non-profit agencies, corporations, and community government.

The M.Ed. is designed with an emphasis on strategies for developing learning communities that focus on sustainability and environmental stewardship at all levels.  This program intends to prepare students to respond to uncertain and rapidly transforming world conditions in ways that value personal initiative, responsibility, creativity, commitment and collaboration with others. Program graduates are empowered to become leaders equipped with a global mindset, a thirst for global awareness, and a sense of urgency as well as leaders who value integrated thinking and are change agents.

Download FAU’s Brochure – Masters of Education in Adult and Community Education Leadership Online

Online Curriculum

Leadership Foundation: 9 credits
Take all of the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
ADE 6381 Lead 1. Adult Learning and Assessment 3
EDS 6100 Lead II.  Theories and Assessment 3
EDA 6103 Lead III.  Administrative Processes 3

 

Professional Foundation: 12 credits
Take all of the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
ADE 5185 Adult and Community Education in a Changing Society 3
ADE 6184 Program and Curriculum Development for Adults 3
ADE 6387 Workplace Learning and Development 3
ADE 6930 Seminar in Adult/Community Education 3

 

Educational Foundation: 6 – 9 credits
Take all of the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
STA 6113 Educational Statistics (should be taken prior to or concurrently with EDF 6481) 3
EDF 6481 Educational Research (prerequisite or co-requisite: STA 6113) 3

 

Sustainability Core:  9 credits
Take all of the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
ADE 6695 Sustainability Leadership for ACE Entrepreneurs and Change Agents 3
ADE 6774 Assessment, Planning, and Sustainability with Geospatial Technologies 3
ADE 6285 Grant Writing and Program Management for ACE and Non-profit Organizations 3

Sample Careers:

  • Leaders in Adult Education Programs
  • School leadership
  • Leaders in non-profit agencies
  • Corporate community liaison officer
  • Community government

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We understand that there is more involved to being a student than just completing a class. The Center for eLearning at Florida Atlantic University offers a full range of support services to help our students be successful, such as online tutoring, career services, library services and disability access.

 

Degree Details
College College of Education
Degree type M. Ed.
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $369.82
- Out of State (FL) $1,024.81
Credits needed to graduate 36 - 39
Suggested Course of Study Download PDF
* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
More Information About this Program
Contact email address: fauonline@fauelearning.com

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