Adult Education undergraduate certificate

Developing a practice of lifelong learning helps others to feel fulfilled and inspires social change. With a certificate in Adult Education, you can advise on workplace or public policy and provide knowledge of best practices.

This certificate prepares you with specialized skills and knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities adult learners face in educational growth, professional development, and personal enrichment. Learn about advanced strategies in teaching adults, and hone your own abilities in conveying facts and theories in a persuasive and motivational way.


  • Provide additional recognition of professional expertise, particularly when combined with a degree.
  • Earn a credential that distinguishes you from other job candidates.
  • Obtain specialized knowledge and feel confident and self-assured in your work.


  • 14 credits minimum completed in 1-2 semesters for full time students.
  • Certificate coursework completed with undergraduate student status cannot be applied to graduate-level degree programs.

How to apply


OLPD Undergraduate Advising Office