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Today's workplace encompasses diverse populations of adult learners. As the population of adult learners grows, so too does the need for trained and effective adult education professionals.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment growth for individuals with a master's degree in the field of adult education is projected to grow faster than average (19 percent) through 2022.

Our unique, fully online master's program is designed for educators and other professionals from a wide variety of areas including post-secondary education, nonprofit organizations, corporations, government entities and social service agencies — as well as those seeking employment in the growing field of adult education. 

Pictured is alumna Kimberly Rassau, Ed.D., president and CEO of Career Training Academy

Alumna Kimberly Rassau, Ed.D., president and CEO of Career Training Academy, concentrated her degree from Point Park in adult learning and training.

Courses & Topics

Some of the courses in Point Park's Master of Arts in adult learning and training graduate program include:

  • Issues in Adult Education
  • Administration and Supervision in Adult Education
  • Online Teaching: Design and Delivery
  • Instructional Methods for Adult Learners
  • Human Diversity Issues in Education
  • Research Methods 

Faculty bring industry experience and expertise to the online classroom

Courses are taught by faculty taught who have years of real-world experience both as teachers and administrators in the education field.

Meet the faculty
Pictured is Professor of Education Vincenne Revilla-Beltran, Ph.D.
  • 40 years of experience in education working in a variety of roles
  • Pennsylvania Licensed Counselor and National Board Certified Coach
  • Worked in online education for nearly 20 years

Career Options

Graduates of the Master of Arts in adult learning and training program will be prepared for employment opportunities in various settings including:

  • College and universities
  • Corporate training centers
  • Banks
  • Hospitals
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Government and social service agencies
  • Technical and trade schools