Kansas State University
Adult Learning and Leadership
1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Master's in Adult Learning and Leadership, Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning
The adult learning graduate certificate emphasizes how adult learning principles and instructional methods can be used to strengthen the skills of trainers and educators who provide educational opportunities for adult learners.
This program will assist working professionals who would like to expand their skills in the areas of adult curriculum design, learning theories, teaching methods and program evaluation.
The adult learning and leadership master's degree program is geared toward working professionals whose careers involve working with adults in educational and training situations.
The online master's degree in adult learning and leadership is designed to offer many opportunities for students to tailor their program of study to their professional needs. Students may combine this degree with one of K-State's online graduate certificate programs.
Students complete a portfolio as they progress through the degree program. The portfolio is due during the student's final semester of coursework and is required to fulfill the final examination requirement. Students may complete the program by taking face-to-face (Olathe and Ft. Leavenworth locations) or online courses or a combination of the available options.
Careers in Adult Learning and Leadership
Graduates of the adult learning and leadership program enjoy careers as:
- human resource managers or trainers
- business, industry and nonprofit executives
- community college professionals
- university cooperative extension professionals
- armed service professionals
- government managers and directors
- adult basic education and literacy professionals
Accreditation:"Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 30 N. LaSalle St. Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602. The Professional Education Unit at Kansas State University is accredited by
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 33
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $560-$760 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Remote Town
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999