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Master of Science in Higher Education Administration

Shape the future of higher education.

As a bachelor’s degree holder, you understand the importance of higher education: Beyond its personal impact, a higher education administration degree has the power to better society as a whole. With Post University’s MSHEA program, you have the opportunity to become a leader of positive, long-lasting change in this field and enrich the lives of others, as well as your own.

In our master’s in higher education degree program, you’ll:

  • Explore emerging trends in higher education

  • Learn educational theories and bring theory to practice

  • Examine and implement action-oriented educational research through the capstone sequence

  • Prepare to solve problems and meet the increasing and ever-changing demands of this field

Following the core coursework of our higher education administration program, you will select a four-course concentration in Students Affairs — to serve and support students as they work toward their degree and career goals — or Administration Leadership — to form and improve the organizational policies, structure and governance of a university.

Whichever path you choose, you can be ready to pursue potential  jobs in higher education including an academic adviser, assistant dean, or student housing officer. So, why wait to rise from the ranks to make a difference in higher education? Enroll at Post University today.

The Master of Science in High Education Administration (MS HEA) is a specialized degree program. Candidates will work through coursework designed to prepare them to respond to the challenges faced by professionals in the field of higher education administration. Core coursework will explore leadership and change management theory; analysis of demographic trends; assessment and evaluation practices; exploring the delivery of all aspects of student services; and, solving problems of practice.  Following the core, candidates will select a four-course concentration in either Student Affairs or Administration. At the end of the program, candidates will demonstrate mastery of educational research, planning, methodology, and design as they work towards the completion of an action research project in the Capstone courses.

The M.S. in Higher Education Administration is designed to prepare graduates for careers or career advancement in higher education. Graduates will be scholars, leaders, and practitioners in field of higher education administration.

Administrative Leadership Concentration

Our concentration in Administrative Leadership is designed to prepare you to serve as a leader and an administrator in academic affairs. Candidates will develop foundational knowledge in the following areas: policy, politics, and pressing issues; leadership in administrative services; organizational structure and governance; and the role of faculty in post-secondary education.

Student Affairs Concentration

Our concentration in Student Affairs is designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills to serve as leaders and administrators in student affairs. Candidates will develop foundational knowledge in the following areas: the adult learner; multiculturalism; student leadership development; and law and ethics.

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