Master of Arts in Education: Higher Education

The Master of Arts in Education program in Higher Education is designed to prepare students for leadership in a wide range of higher education settings, including: Admissions, Student Affairs, Enrollment Management, Marketing, Institutional Research and Diversity initiatives within community college, four year college and university administration, state and national public policy agencies, government offices, professional associations, regional and coordinating bodies and accrediting agencies. This is a fully online program that provides students with a strong understanding of higher education theory, research, data based decision making, administrative practice, policy and strategic prioritization.

A comprehensive research paper is also required at the end of the program.

Required courses:
GE-606Directed Research in Higher Education3
GE-680History of American Higher Education3
GE-681Ethical Decision Making and Social Responsibility3
GE-682Organizational Behavior and Administration3
GE-683Governance Management and Administration3
GE-684Innovative Curriculum Strategies3
GE-685Finance, Budgetary Plans and Resource Allocation3
GE-686Emerging Legal Issues in Higher Education3
GE-687Accountability: Assessment and Accreditation3
GE-688Global Comparisons of Higher Education3
GE-689Online College Teaching3
Total Credits33