Curriculum: Ed.M. in Adult and Higher Education

This is a 45-credit Master of Education program that includes course work both online and face to face (one Friday per month). The curriculum addresses current adult education issues with solutions that can be immediately applied in the workplace.

You will gain applied skills and knowledge related to designing, administering and assessing training programs in a variety of instructional formats, preparing you for careers in training and instructional design.

Nine core courses (36 credits)

  • Instructional Technology I–IV (1,1,1,1)
  • Instructional Design (4)
  • Program Evaluation (4)
  • Needs Assessment and Research (4)
  • Organizations and Systems Theory (4)
  • Instructional Strategies for Adult Learners (4)
  • Ethical and Professional Issues (4)
  • Adult Learning and Development (4)
  • Leadership Development and Human Relations (4)

Internship (5 credits)

You are required to complete an internship to gain practical experience that’s aligned with your personal interests and goals. You may be able to design an internship within your own workplace, provided it is different from your current job description.

Capstone ( 4 credits)

This is not a teacher licensure program

In compliance with an agreement with the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission for participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), Oregon State University provides information regarding professional licensure through distance education. The courses and programs, delivered online by OSU Ecampus, are not formally approved for professional licensure outside of the state of Oregon.

To determine whether these courses or programs meet licensure requirements in your state, you must contact the appropriate licensing board(s). Visit our license disclosure webpage for each state's contact information.

Contact

Dr. Shelley Dubkin-Lee, program coordinator
OSU College of Education
541-737-5963
Shelley.Dubkin-Lee@oregonstate.edu

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