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Adult Education Master Degree and Programs

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A master's degree in adult education is the preferred route for professionals wanting to teach continuing education. Graduates with these college degrees should find a receptive hiring market. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of adult literacy and remedial education teachers is projected to increase by 14 percent over the decade through 2016; that's faster than the national average for all occupations. The best opportunities should go to bilingual candidates or those who have completed an accredited campus or online master's degree program.

Adult Education Curriculum

An online education in adult education covers topics in remedial studies, the General Education Development certificate, and other formal classroom studies. Typical coursework for students earning a master's degree in adult education includes language and literacy, English as a Second Language, writing workshop, and vocational applications. Potential career tracks for graduates with college degrees include vocational instructor, language teacher, freelance tutor, and counselor.

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