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Adult & Higher Education, M.A.


Prepare to help adults reach their education goals with our program.


Master of Arts (M.A.)






30 Credit Hours

Course Requirements

What You’ll Learn in adult and higher education

You’ll be equipped with the skills to meet the needs of adult learners at post-secondary and continuing adult education institutions. Plan your program for preparation in teaching, administration, student personnel or developmental studies.

Note: This program is not approved for rank change for public school teachers.

What You Can Do with an adult and higher education Degree

You’ll not only be prepared to be a teacher in adult education settings, but you’ll also be equipped with the skills and knowledge to move into administration, curriculum development, training and more.

Admission to adult and higher education

You must be admitted for graduate study at MSU.  

Additional Requirements

  • Two years of relevant professional experience is advisable.
  • GRE score of 750 or a 30 raw score on the Miller Analogies Test.
  • Appropriate TOEFL or English Language Instruction Test of the University of Michigan scores for international students.

Contact Us

Department of Foundational & Graduate Studies in Education

503 Ginger Hall
Morehead, KY 40351

PHONE: 606-783-2261
FAX: 606-783-5032