Adult Education - Certificate

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development offers an Adult Education Certificate. This certificate will provide learners with the necessary skills to teach adults more effectively in a variety of settings including colleges, health care settings, social services, and business and industry. The educational objectives are as follows: (1) identify, develop, and apply teaching techniques and strategies suitable for adults, (2) examine the nature of adult learning, (3) to identify and apply components in planning and developing an adult education program and (4) apply distance learning principles to training settings. 

Current Texas A&M University students who are in good academic standing can begin taking certificate courses any semester. To be eligible for the certificate, students must complete the current student application  prior to starting course work.

This program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous or synchronous distance education technology.

EHRD 616Methods of Teaching Adults3
EHRD 630Adult Learning3
EHRD 642Program Development in Adult Education3
EHRD 673Introduction to Distance Learning3
Total Semester Credit Hours12