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.

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

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

Cost and Financial Support

  • Auburn’s Student Financial Services page provides up-to-date cost information.
  • There are grants and fellowships available to graduate students.
  • Auburn University’s Financial Aid Office also helps students find support.
  • Federal financial aid cannot be used to fund a graduate certificate if it is the only program in which you are enrolled.

Adult Education Faculty


Admissions Information

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

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.