Higher Education

The higher education master's degree program is designed for people pursuing careers in colleges and universities. The program prepares students to work in postsecondary institutions through exposure to the social, cultural, and organizational contexts of higher education, theories of leadership and student development, and current issues. Students develop the skills to practice informed decision-making in their roles as higher education professionals and the program embraces a social justice perspective to professional practice. The program also provides a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue doctoral work.

Examines the social, cultural and organizational contexts of higher education and develops skills into informed decision making, and professional practice from a social justice perspective. Focuses in organization, leadership, equity, and assessment.

Master of Arts in Higher Education

The higher education master's degree program is designed for people pursuing careers in colleges and universities. The program prepares students to work in postsecondary institutions through exposure to the social, cultural, and organizational contexts of higher education, theories of leadership and student development, and current issues. Students develop the skills to practice informed decision-making in their roles as higher education professionals and the program embraces a social justice perspective to professional practice. The program also provides a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue doctoral work.

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Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Higher Education consists of 36 units and is designed for people pursuing careers in colleges and universities. The program prepares students to work in postsecondary institutions through exposure to the social, cultural, and organizational contexts of higher education, theories of leadership and student development, and current issues. Students develop the skills to practice informed decision-making in their roles as higher education professionals and the program embraces a social justice perspective to professional practice.

2 Tracks to fit your needs:

Option 1: Master's in Higher Education

Option 2: Master's in Higher Education with an emphasis on Student Affairs

The social justice perspective of this program manifests implicitly and explicitly throughout the course work. The program offers an environment of academic excellence designed to provide a heightened awareness of the privileges and inequalities in higher education. In addition, the program coursework provides a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue doctoral work in Higher Education.