The George Washington University

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Higher Education Administration


Phillips Hall, Room 107, 801 22nd Street, N.W.

Funger Hall, Suite 301


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Higher Education Administration

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mission of the GW Higher Education Administration (HEA) Program is to prepare exceptional leaders for administrative, academic and research positions in two- and four-year higher education institutions, national and international associations, government agencies, and other post-secondary educational settings. From Master's to Doctoral degrees, the Higher Education Administration Program has a strong tradition of preparing engaged leaders ready to meet tomorrow's challenges in higher and post-secondary education. Program graduates rise rapidly within administrative and scholarly ranks based on their knowledge, skills, experiences, and research expertise developed while involved in the Program’s community of scholar-practitioners centered in the nation’s capital.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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