Adult & Continuing Education Leadership

The concentration in Adult and Continuing Education Leadership prepares students for positions of leadership in a wide range of postsecondary programs, including vocational and technical education, university extension, continuing education, training and human resource development, adult basic education, adult literacy, and community education.

Why You Should Apply

As a student in UWM's School of Education, you'll benefit from all that our adult education graduate program offers:

• Academic study based on knowledge of the social sciences and educational research relevant to adult education

• An academic program designed around the special interests, training, and challenges of students and the organizations in which they work or hope to work, in the United States or abroad

• Resources of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's other schools and divisions and cultural resources of metropolitan Milwaukee

• Opportunities for supervised field intern experience

Program Information


Program Overview, Courses and Three Year Schedule (PDF)

Program Focus Areas


Administration and Program Development

Human Resource and Workforce Development - Face to Face

Human Resource and Workforce Development - Online

Instructional Design and Educational Technology - Face to Face

Instructional Design and Educational Technology - Online

Vocational Technical Education

Customized