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Higher Education Administration (MS)

The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies department offers an online Master of Science in Educational Administration with a concentration in Higher Education Administration. The degree offers advanced graduate study for individuals who aspire to work in higher education settings including post-secondary institutions, policy and research centers, and government agencies. In addition, Professionals currently working in higher education settings will also enhance their leadership knowledge and skills for service in current and future positions.

Coursework is delivered in a personalized, engaging format blending theoretical study with application through case study, reflection, thoughtful debate, and guided review of readings. The program features a core sequence in educational leadership, a specialized focus on higher education administration, policy, and legal aspects and a research concentration on evaluation and data use. Students pursing this degree will enhance their leadership and management ability, develop policy knowledge toward effective practice, and build a practical research and evaluation skillset.

The program’s online format through distance education allows students to complete all coursework in 12-15 months.

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