Welcome to the Bachelor of Arts degree in Adult Education!
What is the Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education degree?
This degree is a unique mid-career professional development program for people who are instructing, administering, developing programs, or providing educational support for adult learners. The program is equivalent to a four-year degree, you have the option of full-time or part-time study. Most of our students enroll on a part-time basis, taking one or two courses per semester. This program offers students the opportunity to link both practical and theoretical coursework to the challenges they meet in their work setting while enhancing their knowledge, skills, and appreciation of the field of adult education.
Who studies in the Adult Education program?
Adult educators come from diverse backgrounds. They may be experienced instructors or educational consultants in vocational or industrial programs. Some work in health or recreation where they provide community-based education or adult recreation programs Adult educators often work in areas of literacy,
teaching English as a second language, employment counselling, life skills coaching, and post-secondary education. You will find adult educators active in international education, community service, and performance technology. What they all have in common is their interest in working with adult learners.
Most students in the program are working in the field. They enroll to learn more about the rapidly evolving field, gain formal credentials, or prepare for career advancement.