1. K-State home
  2. »College of Education
  3. »Academic Programs
  4. »Academic Program Areas
  5. »Adult Learning and Leadership Graduate Programs

College of Education

photo of adult education graduatesphoto of adult education studentsphoto of adult education students at K-State Olathephoto of Dr. Royce Ann Collins and adult education students at K-State Olathephoto of adult education students at K-State Olathephoto of adult education students at K-State Olathephoto of adult education students at K-State Olathephoto of adult education students at K-State Olathephoto of adult education students at K-State Olathe

Adult Learning and Leadership Graduate Programs

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

Program Overview

request information button 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.

Start the Application Process

Degrees
Graduate Certificates

A graduate certificate is a perfect way to add a new or deeper level of expertise to your credentials or prepare for an alternate career. Because courses are 8 weeks long, most certificates can be completed in 12-18 months.

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:

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

Working with their major professor and supervisory committee, students have the flexibility to customize and tailor the curriculum to their career development and job search needs.

Program Benefits
  • 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