Duquesne University

School of Education

Higher Education Administration


600 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15282

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Higher Education Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

This 30-credit, online degree is designed so that students can tailor the program for their professional goals or prepare for doctoral study, if desired. The curriculum, taught by experienced faculty, will be beneficial to professionals in all areas of a university, including:

  • Enrollment management
  • Admissions 
  • Development
  • Management and business
  • Marketing and communication 
  • Educational technology
  • Facilities management and more.

The M.S. in Higher Education Administration provides students with the knowledge and experience necessary to become institutional leaders ready to advance America's diverse array of colleges and universities. Graduates of the program carry with them a broad, holistic understanding of university structures and operational areas, as well as the ability to identify and analyze problems, craft data-driven solutions, and cast vision for future practice.

With the flexibility of online delivery and accelerated course terms offered every fall, spring, and summer, students can efficiently pursue their graduate education while working full-time. The M.S. in Higher Education Administration can be completed in as little as two years. 



International Student Requirements:

All international students with a degree from a non-English speaking institution must submit test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Duquesne University's Office of Financial Aid provides information regarding loan opportunities. Special military/veteran tuition rates are available for some programs.

Locale: Large City

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