Teaching, Learning and Leadership: Workforce and Adult Education, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Common Core
CIED 5053Curriculum Issues3
CIED 5813Educational Advocacy and Leadership3
Hours Subtotal6
Research and Inquiry Requirement
WAED 5443Interpreting Research in Workforce and Adult Education3
Select three hours from the following:3
AGED 5983
Research Design and Methodology
Statistical Methods in Education
Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry
Statistics for Experimenters I
Hours Subtotal6
Program Core
WAED 5153Curriculum Planning in Workforce and Adult Education3
WAED 5233Advanced Instructional Procedures in Workforce and Adult Education3
WAED 5313History, Principles, and Organization of Workforce Education3
Hours Subtotal9
Areas of Emphasis
Select 15 hours from, but not limited to, the following (students should work with advisor to select courses appropriate for emphasis in WAED teaching, administration, workforce development or engineering education):15
Coordinating Career and Technical Student Organizations and Activities
Safety, Organization and Management of Learning Facilities
Education Law
Thesis or Report
Characteristics of Adult Learners
Principles of Leadership in Workforce Education
Evaluation of Workforce and Adult Education Programs and Instruction
Internationalism, Globalization and Workforce Education
Organization and Administration of Adult Education
Foundations of Adult and Continuing Education
Program Planning for Workforce and Adult Educators
Administration and Supervision of Workforce Education Programs
Special Problems in Workforce and Adult Education
Instructional Strategies for Adults
Individualized Competency Based Instruction and Customized Training
Adult Learning in Diverse Settings
Special Topics in Adult Education
Global Consulting
Internship in Workforce and Adult Education
Developing and Analyzing Teaching Content
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level