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Adult Learning and Leadership

Program Overview

In today’s rapidly changing world, organizations need employees with expertise in teaching and leading others. An Adult Learning and Leadership degree or Graduate Certificate helps practitioners who work with adults as educators, trainers, facilitators, advisors, managers, or leaders further enhance their knowledge and skills.

A focus on common issues and challenges encountered in learning and leadership situations prepares graduates for a wide variety of positions in corporate, community, and higher education organizations.

Career Opportunities

Our intentionally broad curriculum focused on the human dimension of learning and leadership is applicable to many professions. Current students and alumni hold leadership positions in:

  • Corporate Training
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Non-profit
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • Consulting
  • Insurance
  • Distance Education
  • Business & Industry
  • Healthcare & Medicine
  • Community Development
  • Human Resources
  • County Extension
  • Workforce Development
  • Military & Government
  • Public Service

Program Benefits

  • Customizable curriculum to meet professional goals
  • Network with professionals from variety of careers in 8-week courses
  • Student-centered faculty with expertise in technology, teaching methods and assessment, leadership, health, neuroscience, community development, program planning, global education, social justice
  • Opportunity to start program any time of the year

Delivery and Program Options

K-State Olathe campus building

Olathe, KS Campus
(Kansas City Metro Area)

online program

Online

Fort Leavenworth education building

Fort Leavenworth, KS

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FAST FACTS


Degrees:

Master of Science
Ph.D./Ed.D.

Certificates:

Leadership Dynamics
Adult Learning
Teaching English as a Second Language for Adult Learners
Social Justice Education
Qualitative Research

Course Delivery:

Online
Olathe, KS
Fort Leavenworth, KS
Hybrid

Course Length:

8-14 weeks

Tuition Information:

See the Cashiers and Student Accounts website for tuition and fee schedules.

Department:

Educational Leadership


alearnlead@k-state.edu
913-307-7415