M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration
Students in the M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration program complete a 36 semester hour program of classes and practicum experience. Students are exposed to a broad overview of the roles that academic affairs, student services, and business affairs have in the practice of higher education administration.
This master's degree program is a part-time and full-time program of study designed for persons preparing for a career in post-secondary administration. This progressive program offers its students the opportunity to satisfy course requirements on campus, at off-campus sites, and via distance learning (on-line instruction and interactive videoconferencing).
Through innovative instructional formats, students explore historical and contemporary issues affecting the ‘products’ and ‘services’ of higher education. The program emphasizes course work in human development, research/evaluation, law/policy, finance/governance, and educational foundations/philosophy, as each relates to the nature and function of post-secondary institutional types (e.g., vocational/technical institutes, 2-year and 4-year colleges, comprehensive universities, and proprietary institutions).