Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Adult Education (GrDip)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Field of Study:Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Description:The diploma program is designed to enhance the practice of adult education (Andragogy) through the provision of formal study in the theoretical foundations, methods, techniques, and problem solving for the professional adult educator working in a variety of settings.

This program prepares people to work as teachers and trainers, consultants, program developers, and evaluators in educational institutions, industry and government, health care facilities, the military, community service agencies, and the private sector. Students enrolling in this 30-credit program may specialize in an area of their own professional interest by selecting courses which reflect this interest. Individualized programs of study may be designed in consultation with the student's advisor.
URL:Adult Education (GrDip) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,456

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    For admission, a bachelor's degree or equivalent is required. Entry into the program is based upon an assessment of the background and skills of the individual applicant. Applicants should be actively involved in some area of adult education or have the equivalent of one year's experience in the field, (for example, as group leader, trainer, nurse educator, volunteer worker, administrator in an academic institution, business, industry, government or community organization). Applicants will be interviewed prior to admission to the program.

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 24, 2021

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