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Master of Education in Adult and Continuing Education

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The Online Advantage

The Online Advantage

Learn from anywhere, according to your own schedule

Balance your studies with other life commitments

Enjoy small class sizes and close online interactions with faculty and peers

Accelerate your time to completion with year round course offerings

Choose from Fall, Spring, and Summer start points
With You All The Way

With You All The Way

Our trained Enrollment and Executive Coaches will help you through each step of the educational process, from exploring available programs to completing your degree and beyond. Your coaches can help you to:
  • Navigate the admissions process and connect you with campus resources
  • Discover, track and achieve your personal, educational, and career goals
Application Deadline

Application Deadline

The Master of Education in Adult Education has a rolling application deadline, but completed applications received by April 15th will be included in the first round of admission offers for Summer.
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Undergraduate transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Program application
  • Resume
  • Evidence of student’s potential to complete program (3.0 or above undergraduate GPA or GRE scores)
Why an Online Master of Adult Education?

Why an Online Master of Adult and Continuing Education?

The Education Masters degree trains working professionals to design, implement, and evaluate positive learning experiences for adult learners. It offers:
  • Potential for career advancement in community organization, professional and continuing education, human resource development, and more
  • Innovative methods for planning classes and programs that meet adults’ unique needs in a variety of contexts
  • Four optional Masters in Adult and Continuing Education specializations in higher education, educational technology, adult ESL and literacy education, and Human Resources development
  • Cutting-edge adult learning theory and best practices, and their distinctions from those of K-12
  • A post graduate diploma in education gives you freedom to customize your program to fit your unique needs and interests
  • Nationwide professional connections through the Rutgers alumni network
About the Graduate School of Education

About the Graduate School of Education

“The GSE is in the top 11 percent of all graduate schools of education in the United States [according to US News & World Report]. While this is only one measure of achievement, we are nevertheless proud to see that our programs, faculty, and students are recognized as some of the best nationally.”

– Wanda J. Blanchett, Dean of the GSE

Program Spotlight

Program Spotlight

The Curriculum

The Curriculum

Our 30-credit curriculum is specifically designed to develop conceptual and practical understanding of the adult learner.