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Adult and Higher Education

Program Summary

The adult and higher education master’s program prepares professionals in adult continuing education, community education, international and popular education, and student affairs and higher education, to work in contexts such as adult education organizations, higher education institutions, business and industry, and social agencies concerned with community problem solving.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: M.S.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education

Specialization:

  • Higher Education
  • Adult Education

Program Requires GRE or MAT: No

Additional Application Requirements:
Resume

Letters of Recommendation: 2

Applicants should refer to the Admissions page of the program website for additional program requirements.

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 February 1
Spring October 1 December 10 October 15
Summer June 1 April 1

 

For More Information

Adult and Higher Education
200 Gabel Hall
Program website
(815) 753-1448
cahe@niu.edu

Academic Counselor:
Danae Miesbauer
dmiesbauer@niu.edu
(815) 753-1306

Application Contact:
Jamie Colbert
jamiecolbert@niu.edu
(815) 753-1448

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