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Higher Education Administration Online | MS

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The Master of Science in Higher Education Administration online program is an innovative 40-credit program designed for working professionals. Students may choose one or two classes every seven-week term with a completion time of 10 to 20 months.

Student Outcomes

  • Identify and articulate implications of contemporary issues for higher education administration
  • Apply administrative, leadership, and management practices to the variety of organizational structures found in diverse institutions of higher education
  • Employ a broad range of higher education resources and scholarship in program planning, implementation, and assessment
  • Connect theory to practice, applying course learn­ing to professional work experiences
  • Make data-informed decisions and recommenda­tions related to professional practice
  • Develop and hone effective personal and organizational leadership skills
  • Effectively advise and help students individual and in group settings
  • Develop skills and knowledge required to work with diverse individuals and organizations and foster inclusive communities
  • Demonstrate effective and inclusive written and oral communication skills
  • Think critically to identify, strategize, and solve issues within higher education

MSHEA – Online
1-Year Course Map

Fall 2018


Fall I 2018
HEA 5320 Advising and Helping (4 credits)
HEA 6390 Contemporary Issues (4 credits)

Fall II 2018
HEA 5110 Organization and Administration (4 credits)
HEA 5190 Multiculturalism (4 credits)

Spring 1 2019
HEA 6240 Assessment (4 credits)
HEA 6120 Leadership Theory I (2 credits)
HEA 5411 Retention I (2 credits)

Spring 2 2019
HEA 5130 College Students in the US (4 credits)
HEA Leadership Theory 2 (2 credits)
HEA 5412 Retention 2 (2 credits)

Summer 1 2019
HEA 6920 Law in Higher Education (4 credits)
HEA 6970 Capstone (4 credits)

Spring 2019 Start


Spring 1 2019
HEA 6240 Assessment (4 credits)
HEA 6120 Leadership Theory I (2 credits)
HEA 5411 Retention I (2 credits)

Spring 2 2019
HEA 5130 College Students in the US (4 credits)
HEA Leadership Theory 2 (2 credits)
HEA 5412 Retention 2 (2 credits)

Summer 1 2019
HEA 6920 Law in Higher Education (4 credits)
HEA 6970 Capstone (4 credits)

Fall I 2019
HEA 5320 Advising and Helping (4 credits)
HEA 6390 Contemporary Issues (4 credits)

Fall II 2019
HEA 5110 Organization and Administration (4 credits)
HEA 5190 Multiculturalism (4 credits)

Spring 1 2020
HEA 6970 Capstone (4 credits)

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