Adult & Higher Education, M.Ed.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 36

Program Code: M005 Q019

  • This program is Non-Thesis Only.
Required Courses
EDAH 5033Critical Literature in Adult and Higher Education3
EDAH 5043Introduction to Research in Adult and Higher Education3
EDAH 5013The Adult Learner3
EDAH 5023Administration of Adult and Higher Education3
Core Courses - Emphasis in Adult and Higher Education
Choose 15 hours from any EDAH designated courses15
Choose 9 hours of any OU graduate-level coursework chosen with advisor and committee approval9
Total Credit Hours36

Note: Practical experiences are designed to provide students with opportunities to explore possible areas of professional interest. Unpaid practica are strongly recommended for students who have not had at least one year’s experience working in the field of adult and higher education.

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.