Adult Education Graduate Certificate

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Our Adult Education graduate certificate will prepare you to work in post-secondary training environments and skill building programs. The certificate can be completed through distance or on-campus delivery formats. This certificate addresses Auburn’s international initiative by encouraging students to attend Auburn University and by preparing native Auburn students to teach and work outside the United States.

Certificate Overview | Admissions | Initial Registration Requirement | Faculty | Cost and Financial Support

Certificate Overview

Required Courses – 12 hrs
  • Methods of Teaching in Adult Education
  • Nature of Adult Education
  • Concepts, Programs, and Resources
  • Teaching the Disadvantaged Learner
Elective Courses

Select from:

  • Workforce Education
  • Practicum
Adult Education Courses
Curriculum Model
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Current Auburn Graduate Students

  • Notify the certificate coordinator of your intent to pursue the graduate certificate prior to completion of degree program.
  • Request admission to the certificate program.

Non-Auburn Graduate Students

  • Apply to the Graduate School as a non-degree seeking graduate student.
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Initial Registration Requirement

Auburn University requires on-campus students to provide proof of vaccinations. Students must only do this before their first term of course registration. This process is now managed through an online service, Med+Pass.

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Cost and Financial Support


Financial Support

  • Auburn’s Financial Aid Office helps students find support.
  • Auburn’s Graduate School provides fellowships and financial aid information.
    • Note: Federal financial aid can not be used to fund a graduate certificate if it is the only program in which you are enrolled.
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