The Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education offers numerous graduate degree programs in Higher Education. Each student's program is individually tailored to complement unique interests and professional aspirations. These programs combine theory with practical insights provided by faculty who are both seasoned professors and administrators. Many of the courses have practicing professionals enrolled as students, so there is a blend of theoretical with the professional experiences of those participating in the classes. These degree offerings are intended for those students interested in pursuing careers in higher education teaching and/or administration, including student personnel.
The Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education is accredited by the following agencies:
-North Central Association of Colleges and Universities
-National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
-Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)