Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Master of Arts in Adult Education (online)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Adult Education (online)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a friendly, vibrant, student-oriented institution of higher learning deeply committed to preparing students to adapt to change throughout life. The arena for this preparation is a dynamic community of scholars--faculty and students--dedicated to the creation,dissemination, and acquisition of knowledge. The Master of Arts in Adult Education degree is for people preparing to work with adults as training managers and designers, community education directors, or facilitators in informal learning settings, or with undereducated adults in school, community college, or institutional settings. The degree is offered completely over the Internet, as well as face-to-face.


All degree programs at the bachelor’s level and those leading to add-on certification in education and those programs leading to the Master of Education, and Educational Specialist degrees are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation

International Student Requirements:

Admission for International Students To be admitted for graduate study, international students must present to Northwestern State University an evaluation of their educational credentials by a United States professional evaluating service that has been approved by the university. International students must also meet all requirements for admission to the Graduate School. In addition, other documents required are: official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores (minimum score of 500 paper and 173 computer), an official Financial Statement Certification verifying bank funds available in U.S. dollars, an Educational Experience by Years list, a Health Form, and Immunization Record. All admission records must be on file at least 30 days prior to the date of registration. International students are only admitted on a conditional basis for the first 12 hours (see conditional admission).

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 33

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 192.00

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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