The 30-credit program is designed to develop conceptual and practical understanding of the adult learner, how to plan classes and programs that are best suited to meet the needs of adult learners, and how to create learning contexts that can encourage sustained learning and productive change in a variety of context in which adults learn.

* Introduction to Adult and Continuing Education
* Understanding the Adult Learner
* Learning and Teaching in a Globalized Context
* Designing Learning for Adults
* Applied Research in Adult Education: Planning, Assessing, and Evaluating Programs for Adults
* Organizational Leadership and Change Management
* Creating and Sustaining a Learning Organization

Program requirements

Students must submit a personal statement outlining their goals related to obtaining an Ed.M. in Adult and Continuing Education, undergraduate transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and a program application. Students with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 must submit evidence of the potential to successfully complete the program (e.g,. GRE scores). English Language Requirements TOEFL paper-based test score : 550

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The Rutgers name is recognized everywhere, and a Rutgers degree makes a great first impression. Weve built our academic reputation on solid accomplishments:

* Rutgers is a memberso are Harvard, Yale, and Berkeleyof the prestigious Association of American Universities, the 61 leading research universities in North America.
* More than 175 Rutgers research centers support pioneering work in stem cells, climate change, DNA analysis, and more.
* Rutgers international reputation draws top students from more than 130 countries and all 50 states.

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