College of Education
Adult Education and Training

Adult Education and Training (MAEd, MEd)

  • The master's degree in Adult Education and Training (AEDT) prepares professional professionals to support adult learners from workforce to workplace. Alumni of Seattle University’s College of Education Adult Education and Training program hold positions as varied as corporate trainers, adult basic education instructors and teachers of ESL. Employers include for-profit and non-profit organizations, community colleges and governmental agencies.

    Adult Education and Training Online

    Beginning in January 2015, Adult Education and Training will be offered as an online degree program, offering the same curriculum and instructors in an interactive format. You’ll be able to log in wherever you are to join the class, and then work on your own for additional assignments. Through Adult Education and Training Online, the College of Education prepares ethical and reflective practitioners to support adult learners from the workplace to the classroom. The only thing missing will be your commute!

    Our program prepares professionals from diverse backgrounds and careers to successfully plan and administer a wide range of training and educational programs.

    Degree options

    • Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)
    • Master of Education (MEd)

    Students personalize their course of study to fit their career goals and build on prior experience and knowledge by specializing in their choice of:

    1. Adult Basic Education
    2. Human Resource Development
    3. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


    Post-Master's Certificate in Community College Teaching

    The post-master's Certificate in Community College Teaching prepares individuals who already have a master's degree and want to teach in a subject area offered by community colleges.