EDAL667 Leadership in Higher Education (3 credits)
Focuses on the study of governance of higher education institutions, stressing administrative roles and leadership in visioning distinctive organizational and environmental features of colleges, universities and community colleges, and how these features affect the management of these organizations.
EDAL674 Administration of Student Services (3 credits)
Overview of student services in higher education and its historical and philosophical foundations, guiding theories, and professional practices. Focuses on administrative structures and processes, and the organization of student services programs in the context of contemporary issues and trends.
EDAL676 Administration of Academic Services (3 credits)
Focuses on the principles academic officers use in dealing with selected administrative functions related to academic departments, degree programs, faculty development, curriculum administration, instructional resources, student development, budget planning, enrollment, and academic personnel.
EDAL675 College Student Development Theory (3 credits)
Explores the characteristics of college students and the theories of growth and development for traditional and non-traditional students. Offers an overview of the theoretical and research literature on college students from a variety of perspectives, such as demographic changes, patterns of growth during the college years, diversity, university access, and social and moral development. Emphasis is placed on understanding the immediate and long-term impact of a college experience.
LEAD789 Advanced Seminar in International Higher Education (5 credits)
This course is designed to introduce learners to the international and comparative dimensions of higher education through a study tour program. Various interpretations of international, comparative and globalization of higher education are considered. Different systems of higher education that have influenced postsecondary education around the world are analyzed, alternatively focusing on European, Asian, African and Latin-American Higher Education. The study tour includes campus visits and interaction with faculty and students of public and private institutions.