University of Nebraska - Lincoln

College of Education and Human Sciences

Higher Education Administration, M.A.



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. Educational Administration: Area of Study in Higher Education Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The  M.A. program offer students the opportunity to give special  attention to particular areas of interest by choosing courses in topics  such as student affairs, distance education, and instructional  administration.

In this program faculty members are experienced administrators, curriculum specialists, and college administrators who are dedicated in preparing students for rewarding and fulfilling careers in educational administration.

Who Should Consider This Degree

Practitioners working in 4-year colleges and universities, community colleges and technical institutes throughout the world.

Entry-level positions working towards a master’s degree for professional growth and advancement.

People interested in seeking opportunities to study aspects of higher education in a collaborative setting involving other professionals.

If you are preparing for or currently engaged in a leadership role in a college or university and seek an advanced degree to support your goals.

If you're looking to utilize concepts, ideas, and skills to support activities in organizations and institutions other than higher education.


The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of six regional accrediting agencies. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been continuously accredited since 1913. Council of Accreditation of Educator Preparation

International Student Requirements:

If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 41

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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