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Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

Make a Difference with a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

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This program is offered Online.

From student demographics to legal policy requirements and financial concerns, trends and issues in higher education are ever evolving. Employers need experienced professionals who understand the landscape to help them lead positive change and continue to improve the field of teaching. A Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration from Post University gives you a competitive edge in the field and allows you to expand on the knowledge gained in your bachelor’s or graduate degree program. Through research-based projects, your online Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration will prepare you for the various challenges and opportunities facing higher education institutions today and into the future. Upon graduation, you will have the necessary administrative skills to pursue leadership opportunities in higher education administration. 

Program Highlights  

As a student in the online Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration, you will address the principles and practical applications of adult learning theory and analyze trends and issues related to post-secondary students through online and traditional higher education models. You will identify current policies that drive higher education; evaluate the current political, social and technology climate; and predict the effect on the future of higher education.  

Coursework for this Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration will cover the fundamentals involved in effective leadership for higher education organizations, helping you take your career to the next level. These can include teaching the adult learner, the new post-secondary student, administration and leadership, higher ed policy and politics, and much more. 

What can I do with a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration? 

Upon completion of this online Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration, you will understand how to be an effective leader in today’s post-secondary environment. From principles and practical applications of adult learning theory to current federal and state policies regarding post-secondary education, the skills you’ll gain in this Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration program will help you pursue leadership roles in areas such as student services, admissions, outreach, teaching and administration. 

 

Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.

 

At Post University, we understand you have responsibilities you can’t put on hold while you attend school—and you don’t have to with our 100 percent online Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration. You’ll complete your coursework on your schedule as you receive personal guidance and support from our experienced faculty and staff. We are committed to your success. We will be with you every step of the way on your learning journey, from enrollment to commencement. 

Rise from the ranks and make a difference in higher education administration. Contact us to enroll in our Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration today. 

 

Students who wish to enroll in this graduate certificate program are required to have a bachelor’s degree. 

Students pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration will develop skills in the areas of adult learning, post-secondary student affairs and services, higher education leadership and higher education policy in order to be prepared to meet the challenges of a changing world of higher education.  

The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration is not a licensure of certification program and is not designed to prepare students for certification or licensure in any state.   Students are responsible for contacting the appropriate credentialing agencies in their home states or the states they intend to work before enrolling in any degree or certificate programs they intend to use for obtaining professional credentialing or renewing any type of certification or license, to determine whether the program will meet their home states credentialing requirements.   The University does not confirm if the program meets the requirements for professional licensure inside or outside of Connecticut.  Please direct further questions to your Program Chair or Dean.   

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