Programs

Coursework is based in practice, founded upon ideals of social justice, grounded in current research and theory, and employed across multiple disciplines. Graduates complement their areas of expertise with core knowledge of adult education, while human resource development graduates earn skills to support a more competitive workforce.

The program offers three curricular options:

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Master of Science in Adult Education

A 30-credit-hour program completed through online-based study in two years.

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Adult Education Graduate Certificate Program

A 12-credit-hour program ideal for adult educators who want to complement their areas of expertise with a core knowledge of adult education.

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Human Resource Development Graduate Certificate Program

A 12-credit-hour program that addresses the essential skills and competencies for professional human resource development practitioners.

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Dietetics and Adult Education Accelerated Undergraduate to Graduate 4+1 Pathway

Provides seamless entry for Dietetics and Nutrition students into the M.S. in Adult Education. Students can take up to 9 graduate credits during their senior year, enabling completion of the master's degree in one additional year past the bachelor's degree.

Adult Education

Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Avenue  •  Bacon Hall 122
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-4303 •  Fax: (716) 878-5833

adulteducation@buffalostate.edu