Career Pathways in Adult Education showcases the wide-ranging possibilities for a satisfying career in the field of adult education.

Along with practical advice for launching and advancing a career in adult education, this book includes personal stories and insights from adult education professionals which focus on the research, practices, programs, and services within multiple industries. Divided into two parts, the book begins by examining transferable skills that adult educators need to be successful in any adult education career. Chapters in the second part focus on specific career opportunities for those with adult education backgrounds, including discussions around career lifecycle from entry to advancement, career development, and future trends. Written by active practitioners in adult education, chapters are designed to be practical, informative, and thought-provoking regarding career entry, progression, development, and advancement.

A truly one-of-a-kind text, Career Pathways in Adult Education is the ideal companion for students and professionals looking to transition into adult education as well as graduate program administrators who wish to share the importance of their programs.

chapter |7 pages


A Career in Adult Education

part I|60 pages

Primary Skills of an Adult Educator

part II|171 pages

Practitioners' Voices

chapter 8|10 pages

Adult Environmental Education

chapter 10|9 pages


chapter 12|10 pages

Correctional Education

chapter 15|10 pages

Health Professions Education

chapter 16|8 pages

Military Education

chapter 17|10 pages

The Nonprofit Sector

chapter 21|10 pages

Professional Organizations

chapter 22|8 pages

Religious Education

chapter |8 pages


Creating a Career in Adult Education