St. Cloud State University

College of Education

Higher Education Administration (Doctoral)

Address:

St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States

Phone:

1-320-308-0121

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Higher Education Administration (Doctoral)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

As a doctoral student of Higher Education Administration you will be prepared for advanced leadership positions in a diverse array of post-secondary institutions in academic, student and administrative affairs. You will be prepared to lead your institution in a 21st century learning environment by a program that infuses globalization and internationalization into the curriculum. Your dissertation research project will explore a topic you are passionate about and is appropriate for your field. 

Program Highlights

  • Uses a cohort approach to help students build a professional network.  
  • The practitioner-focused curriculum provides scholarly coursework and practical experiences you can apply immediately in your career.
  • Uses a six-weekend (Friday evening and Saturday) course delivery per semester to allow you to balance your learning with your career and family. 
  • Students have an optional course to study abroad in Italy. 
  • Offers job placement and career promotion assistance.  
  • Almost all Higher Education students without a job receive experience and financial assistance as graduate assistants. 
  • Coursework may be completed in eight semesters with a minimum of one additional year for the doctoral dissertation.
  • Students have varied experiences and backgrounds. Students come from across the world and many commute to campus.
  • 50 percent of doctoral students are 40 or older, 61 percent are women and 36 percent are students of color. 

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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