• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    15
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $425.06
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $510.07

Adult Education

Graduate Certificate

The Online Graduate Certificate in Adult Education is designed to help professionals work effectively with adult learners in a variety of learning environments. This online certificate is especially attractive to people who teach or develop programs for adults yet do not have a Master's Degree in Adult Education or the skills needed to educate this growing adult population. The online certificate provides a basic background in adult learning and program planning, as well as the diverse philosophical, theoretical, and historical contexts of adult education in the United States.

As a student in this program, you complete 15 semester hours of graduate credit. 12 credits of core classes and one 3 credit elective.


Courses

Core
  • D500Introduction to Adult Education Theory3 Credits
  • D505Adult Learning through the Lifespan3 Credits
  • D506Adult Education Planning and Development3 Credits
  • D512 Forms and Forces in Adult Education3 Credits
Elective
  • D523Small Group Theory in Adult Education 3 Credits
  • D525Introduction to Distance Education Systems 3 Credits
  • D600The Teaching Learning Transaction in Adult Education 3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $425.06
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1275.18
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $510.07
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1530.21

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education

    With more than 115 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.