EHRD Masters Online, Adult Education Specialization
The Online Master of Science (MS) degree in Educational Human Resource Development with a specialization in Adult Education prepares learners to administer programs and teach adults in a variety of settings including community centers, higher education, and the workplace.
The 37 credit hour program allows learners the opportunity to engage with colleagues in a dynamic online environment and includes ten required courses (28 credit hours) and three elective courses (9 credit hours). Each course is three credit hours unless otherwise specified.
The deadline to admit application materials is December 1 for fall/summer admission or August 15 for spring admission.
REQUIRED COURSES (28 CREDIT HOURS)
EHRD 616: Methods of Teaching Adults
EHRD 618: Evaluation Models in Human Resource Development
EHRD 625: Organization Development & Performance in Human Resource Development
EHRD 627: Research and Development in Human Resource Development (or Equivalent Research Course)
EHRD 630: Adult Learning
EHRD 631: Foundations of Adult Education
EHRD 642: Program Development in Adult Education
EHRD 643: Adult Education, Globalization & Social Justice
EHRD 681: Seminar (1 credit hour)
EHRD 690: Theory of EHRD Research -- Stat I
ELECTIVES (9 CREDIT HOURS)
Electives can be taken in a variety of areas including but not limited to health, literacy, human resource development and public service administration. A student’s faculty advisor will assist in selecting course electives.