Why should you consider Barry University?

Why should you consider Barry University?

Barry University is one of the largest Catholic universities in the Southeast and was recognized as one of “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes magazine in 2013 for the third consecutive year. What’s more, Barry University was ranked 16th in the nation for Campus Ethnic Diversity by U.S. News and World Report. All of this means that not only can you expect to receive the best possible education, but the rewards will follow long after you leave Barry.

A Barry education fosters individual and communal transformation where learning leads to knowledge and truth, reflection leads to informed action, and a commitment to social justice leads to collaborative service. As a Barry student, you’ll find a nurturing campus that helps to make sure that your time at Barry is a successful one.

Accommodating the Working Professional

  • Evening classes (either face to face or in a blended format) allow flexibility for students with full-time jobs.
  • You can start the program whenever it is convenient for you- fall, spring, or summer semesters.
  • You can complete the program in two years.
  • Graduate assistantships are available for qualified applicants.

Experienced and Caring Faculty

  • Each faculty incorporates their own unique professional experiences into instruction.
  • From your first semester until the completion of your internship, the faculty mentors take a keen interest in your professional development.
  • Class sizes are small and usually no more than 15 students per class.

Professional Development

  • You will improve your analytical and communication skills; these are essential to this field and your career development.
  • You will analyze and apply methods and strategies aimed at solving problems commonly found in higher education institutions and agencies.
  • A practicum provides real field experience so you can practice the skills necessary to enter the higher education profession immediately.

If you would like to continue your education and go further into the program, Barry offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership and Education Specialization in Higher Education Administration.