January, May, September
Abbotsford campus, Online
Develop your skills as an adult educator through UFV’s Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education — a mid-career professional development program.
Tailor your studies to fit your busy schedule. All courses are online with the exception of a few classroom sessions, with video conference access if you are a distance student. The Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education program is completely flexible and allows you to:
Start your studies by reviewing the foundations of adult education and e-learning. Round up your first 60 credits through a combination of UFV coursework, transfer credit, and Prior Learning Assessment.
To earn your upper-level credits, you explore instructional design, adult education theory, and elective topics that fit your interests. All courses pair practical and theoretical coursework with real-life workplace experiences.
Near the end of your Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education degree, solidify your knowledge through three capstone courses where you explore your passions, synthesize your learning, and apply reflective techniques.
As an adult educator, you may provide staff training and development in private businesses, government services, and non-profit organizations.
With a UFV Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education, you can find employment in a range of fields, including:
You may also pursue opportunities to organize and teach in union, labour, and employee education programs.
Most students in the program are working in the adult learning community. They enroll to learn more about this rapidly evolving field, gain formal credentials, and/or prepare for career advancement.
There are 2 options to be accepted into the Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education program.
Students who do not meet entrance requirements might consider the Qualifying Studies pathway. Students can also upgrade in order to meet prerequisites for university classes.
Make an appointment with the Adult Education advisor to discuss your upgrading needs.