University of Minnesota

College of Education and Human Development

Adult Education


Office of Student Affairs and Admissions, 1365 Gortner Avenue, 460 VTH

178 Pillsbury Dr. SE

Saint Paul, MN 55108

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Adult Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in adult education (AdEd), a specialized academic area within the Department of Work and Human Resource Education (WHRE), prepares individuals to work with adults in a variety of roles, such as program developers, teachers, advisers, administrators, and managers, in a variety of formal and informal settings, such as educational institutions, business and industry, community agencies, health care organizations, continuing and professional education, and adult basic education.


NCATE, Minnesota Board of Teaching, and Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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