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Adult Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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As a person who is passionate about teaching others, lifelong learning, and working with adult students, you have a variety of career opportunities available to you in the adult education field within many types of organizations, such as:

  • Teaching at technical colleges
  • Coordinating non-profit, community-based education programs
  • Providing vocational education
  • Training and development in business and industry

In Adult Education program at Bellevue University, you'll examine adult learning theories, the needs of various adult learners, and how they learn best. You'll look into the factors that influence them including educational contexts, learning styles and environment, as well as how technology plays a major role in education today.

Through discussion, collaboration and practical application of instructional design strategies, you will learn to develop, enhance, and deliver the curriculum effectively to meet the needs of all types of adult learners whether in the classroom or the workplace. You will study and gain skills in modes of instructional delivery including online education (e-learning or distance-learning), face-to-face training, small and large group instruction, and presentations.

Program Outcomes

To teach or train adults requires specialized expertise. Bellevue University’s in-class or online Adult Education Bachelor’s degree will enable you to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking, innovation, and creativity
  • Apply elements of adult learning theories to create appropriate instructional materials
  • Defend the use of instructional methods and provide the rationale for their use
  • Assess the effectiveness of course materials and delivery methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    127 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Foundations for Professional Success
  • Foundations of Continuing Education and Training 
  • Adult Learning Theory 
  • Learning Styles Fundamentals
  • Critical Thinking and Evaluation 
  • Classroom Instructional Methods and Delivery
  • Electronic Instructional Methods and Delivery

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bellevue

  • 1018 - 1570 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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