Yorkville University

1149 Smythe Street
Fredericton, NB
Canada E3B 3H4

Tel. (506) 454-1220
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Adult Education

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Master; Online
Field of Study: Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Description The Master of Education degree program at Yorkville University is designed for working professionals who seek opportunities in teaching and training, and are currently employed in industries such as health care, public services, post-secondary education, or workforce development. The curriculum of builds core competencies, such as evaluation and program development, alongside applied educational research skills. Courses emphasize the value of self-reflection and continued professional development so that students build on and incorporate their work and life experiences. The elective courses allow students to understand a broad range of topics, which will improve their career path, such as: Learning and Teaching Online, Transformative Learning in Adult Education, and Contexts of Learning. Students of the program can choose between completing an Action Research Project or Major Academic Report. These final projects strengthen link between theory and knowledge and the practical and research skills required for specialization in a field of adult education.
Website: Adult Education at Yorkville University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery

A 700-to-1000-word letter of describing future career goals, motivation for applying to this program, and work experience relevant to the field of adult education studies is required. In this letter, applicants should comment on how their combination of life experience, work experience, and/or educational background makes them a suitable candidate for the program.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: June 28, 2015