Ashford University

MA in Education - Higher Education


8620 Spectrum Center Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92123

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Education - Higher Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

If you aspire to teach in a college or university, choose the Higher Education specialization as part of your Master of Arts in Education degree program. This program could be your pathway to a meaningful career. In this specialization, you will understand the relationships between planning and adult learning at the course, program, and institutional levels. The Higher Education specialization explores factors that affect adult learning, and the organizational cultures that promote or inhibit learning. You will examine curriculum, assessment, and student development in the post-secondary environment. If you are committed to an education career, this program from Ashford University is for you. Make an impact on our nation's schools with the expertise that derives from an advanced degree.

An online degree from Ashford University does not lead to immediate teacher licensure, or certification, in any state. If you want to become a classroom teacher, contact your state’s education authorities prior to enrolling at Ashford to determine what state-specific requirements you must complete before obtaining your teacher’s license.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Eligibility Requirements:

Regionally accredited bachelor’s degree, minimum GPA of 2.75 (If GPA is below 2.75, you may be conditionally admitted per review)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Fringe Town

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