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Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

Enrich the Lives of Others and Your Own

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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, you will prepare 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 advance to mid to senior-level roles in higher education administration.

Program Highlights

As a student in this program, you will address the principles and practical applications of adult learning theory and analyze trends and issues related to post-secondary students and 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. Specific topics include:

  • Teaching the Adult Learner
  • The New Post-Secondary Student
  • Administration and Leadership of Higher Education
  • Higher Education Policy, Politics and Pressing Issues

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 higher education program. You’ll complete your coursework on your schedule as you receive personal guidance and support from our experienced faculty and staff. It is our commitment to be with you every step of the way, from enrollment to commencement.


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


Rise from the ranks and make a difference in higher education administration. Contact us to enroll in our graduate certificate in higher education 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.

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