Higher Education Administration

Degree:
  • Certificate
Location: Anywhere
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Why Higher Education Administration?

The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration provides participants with an understanding of managerial, operational, and strategic concepts that lead to effective administration.

The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration is designed to provide participants with an overall understanding of managerial concepts as well as the operational and strategic concepts that lead to effective administration. This program is best suited for individuals seeking mid- to senior-level administrative roles and individuals interested in transitioning from industry and other organizations into academia.


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Unique Features

  • Program suited for individuals seeking mid- to senior-level administrative roles and individuals interested in transitioning into academia
  • Credits can be applied toward the Master of Education, Higher Education Administration Concentration
  • Online, interactive program allows for flexibility for working professionals

Career Outlook

The effective administration of higher education institutions has never been so critical than at this time. Consider:

  • European and Asian universities are ascending in quality; increasing as market forces
  • The electronic delivery of education is escalating, creating new pedagogy and delivery models

To meet these challenges, as well as changing demographics, financial concerns, and legal and policy requirements, administrators and leaders in higher education need to be increasingly sophisticated and knowledgeable.


What you'll study

General Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration Core Requirements

Required Core Courses

EDU 6202 - Faculty, Curriculum, and Academic Community
4.00
EDU 6205 - The Demographics of the New College Student
4.00
EDU 6219 - Higher Education Law and Policy
4.00

Elective

Complete one of the following:

EDU 6217 - The History of Colleges and Universities
4.00
EDU 6218 - Money Matters: Financial Management in Higher Education
4.00
EDU 6224 - Strategic Leadership in Enrollment Management
4.00
EDU 6234 - Program Evaluation, Assessment, and Accreditation in Higher Education
4.00

This program requires successful completion of a minimum of 16 credit hours that meet the degree requirements.

Did You Know?

Higher education job growth for administrators is expected to grow by 19% by 2020.

Options

Students have the option to take the MEd program with three concentration options, or the MEd in Higher Education Administration, to ensure the coursework aligns with their professional goals.

Average Time to Completion

1-2 Years

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

No