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Earn your Master's degree at JMU

‘The AHRD master’s program helped me define what I wanted to become. The faculty and staff supported my next steps as a professional in the Instructional Design and Technology field.’

— Courtney Uram (’09)

100% employment rate within 3 months of graduation
Graduate assistantships available

Description of Program

The Master of Science in Education degree (M.S.Ed.) with a major in adult education/human resource development (AHRD) is designed for persons entering or advancing in positions associated with learning in education, business, industry, government, and other public and private sector organizations. The program is targeted to college graduates pursuing a career in the AHRD field, experienced AHRD professionals who want to expand their skills and enhance their career potential, and working managers and professionals in leadership roles where skills in developing and leading people have become critical to their organizations' success. A major strength of the program is that it allows individuals to tailor their programs to individual career needs and objectives.

Degree Offered

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)


Individualized Concentration

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