Adult Basic Education (Certificate)


The Graduate Certificate in Adult Basic Education provides training and personal development opportunities for teachers or aspiring teachers in adult basic education (ABE) programs (i.e., literacy, numeracy, high school equivalency, etc.) and/or English language learning programs for adult learners.  With a focus on foundational skills, methods, and theories for teaching adult learners, the certificate prepares and develops educators who can create effective curricula and learning environments for adult students.

Graduate Certificate in Adult Basic Education

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Financial Aid

Financial aid resources available through the Office of Financial Aid website.