Post University Online

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration


800 Country Club Road

P.O. Box 2540

Waterbury, CT 06723

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

Today’s higher education market is as competitive as ever, and with changing demographics, financial concerns, and legal policy requirements, the field has become increasingly difficult to navigate. To meet these challenges and to be a leader in higher education, you need to be well versed in the most sophisticated skills and knowledge to give you an edge over others in the field. 

Best-suited for those seeking mid-to-senior level administrative roles, or seeking to transition into academia, our online Graduate Certificate in Higher Administration can help you develop the administrative skills to be prepared for the varied challenges and opportunities facing higher education institutions today and into the future. 

In our Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration, you’ll: 

  • Be prepared to take on mid-to-senior level administrative roles in higher education 

  • Focus on social and technological trends and research-based strategies

  • Study topics such as teaching adult learners, today’s post-secondary student, higher education leadership, and higher education policy and governance

  • Identify current policies that drive higher education; analyze the political, social, and technology climate; and predict the effect on the future of higher education

Note: Post University’s Master of Education program is not a teacher licensure program.  Please check with your state and/or local district to confirm the use of this degree towards any path to certification.




Post University is licensed by the State of Connecticut through the Office of Higher Education. Post University is accredited through the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The following degree programs are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): Associate of Science - Accounting, Marketing, Management; Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing, Sport Management; Master of Science – Accounting; Master – Business Administration.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Loans Offered: Financial Aid assistance is available to those who qualify. FAFSA Code: 001401

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