Higher Ed Admin Programs

Higher education is one of the fastest growing areas of education in the world. Many faculty and administrators in higher education who do not have advanced degrees in their subject area often seek a degree in educational administration. As such, there is a high demand for higher education administration. This program has four degree options:

MA

 

 The MA program in Higher Education Administration prepares students for entry-level and mid-management level positions at public and private colleges or universities and community colleges in different areas of student affairs, such as:

  •     Admissions and Enrollment
  •     Financial services management
  •     Residence halls administration
  •     Religious and social activities coordination
  •     Athletic and recreation administration
  •     Health services
  •     International student services
  •     Other related areas
     

36 Credits

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EdS

 

 The Educational Specialist program in Higher Education provides advanced graduate education and training of high quality mid-level administrators for postsecondary institutions. It prepares professionals seeking administrative advancement and service to local institutions of higher education. This degree is appropriate for positions such as:

  •     Assistant dean
  •     Assistant to the president
  •     Director and in-service directors
  •     Department chairperson in selected areas
  •     Program manager
     

45 Credits

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EdD

 

The doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration are designed to prepare experienced practitioners for senior administrative and policy-making positions. The PhD degree is more research oriented and requires more courses in advanced research methodologies. The EdD program primarily serves those seeking administrative and executive positions, while the PhD program serves those who wish to pursue careers in research and teaching. Graduates typically work in the following professional areas:

  •         Research
  •         Teaching
  •         Policy leadership
  •         College administration at all levels
  •         Community college leadership and management
  •         Student personnel administration
  •         Corporate and post-secondary policy analysis

60 Credits

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PhD    

 

The doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration are designed to prepare experienced practitioners for senior administrative and policy-making positions. The PhD degree is more research oriented and requires more courses in advanced research methodologies. The EdD program primarily serves those seeking administrative and executive positions, while the PhD program serves those who wish to pursue careers in research and teaching. Graduates typically work in the following professional areas:

  •     Research
  •     Teaching
  •     Policy leadership
  •     College administration at all levels
  •     Community college leadership and management
  •     Student personnel administration
  •     Corporate and post-secondary policy analysis

61 Credits

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