Top Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching Masters degree Programs - 2022

Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching programs prepare individuals to teach adult students in various settings, including basic and remedial education programs, continuing education programs, and programs designed to develop or upgrade specific employment-related knowledge and skills.

While Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching has degrees up to the Post masters certificate, most students study towards a Masters degree. Students major in Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching all around the US, though the major at the Masters degree level has the most graduates in Pennsylvania. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching is $34,700.

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    774

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See where Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching

Capella University is a top choice for students who want to major in Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. Students can study up to a Post masters certificate at the school. Capella University grants about 21 Masters degrees to those majoring in Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching per year. However, SUNY Empire State College and City University of Seattle are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching Majors

Some top jobs related to Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching, include Training and Development Specialists and Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors, both of which have lots of job openings. Yet there are careers that pay more, like Training and Development Specialists. the most available position for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching majors is Self-Enrichment Teachers.

Top Paying Careers for Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching

  1. Training and Development Specialists   (Median Wage: $61,570)
  2. Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors   (Median Wage: $59,720)
  3. Self-Enrichment Teachers   (Median Wage: $43,580)
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