MS in Higher Education Administration

MS in Higher Education Administration

The MS in Higher Education Administration prepares you for an exciting career in higher education. This 36 credit hour program will develop your knowledge base and skill set for leadership roles in higher education.

Throughout our master's program, you will be introduced to areas such as organizational learning, governance, research, and student development within the context of post-secondary education, vis-à-vis current issues such as, access, accountability, student demographics, and internationalization.

In addition to earning this master’s degree, you will be qualified for a career in academic affairs or student affairs. Here are some examples of divisions in which you can find your career:

  • Academic Affairs
  • Student Affairs
  • Recruitment and Admissions
  • Institutional Advancement
  • Institutional Research
  • Alumni Relations
  • Central Administration
  • Policy and Government
  • Research and Consulting firms related to Higher Education

Higher Education Administration graduates may find positions that include:

  • Program Coordinator
  • Director, Academic Affairs
  • Assistant Director, Honors Program
  • Director, Institutional Advancement
  • Coordinator, Career Services
  • Assistant Director, Admissions
  • Director, Career Development Center
  • Associate Registrar