MEd Higher Education Leadership

Overview

The M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership provides a relevant, accelerated, and cost-effective graduate program for aspiring college and university administrators. Led by experienced and insightful faculty, the program coursework is designed to provide a comprehensive context for the higher education professional with leadership aspirations and can be completed in 12 months. Specifically, coursework includes higher education history, institutional administration, research methodology, organizational change, student development, human and financial resource management, and higher education law. Designed to be a collaborative, cohort-based graduate education, students learn in a team-based environment, blending real-world experience with theoretical frameworks focused on best practices.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop a broad-based foundation in higher education history, organization, and administration.
  2. Select appropriate conceptual frameworks to guide their practice.
  3. Synthesize a leadership philosophy from both theory and practice.

Master of Education - Higher Educational Leadership - Organizational Change Emphasis Program Requirements

Courses that are common to all emphases may be applied to all. At least 30 hours are required for the degree.

Required Courses
HIED 5301History and Organization of Higher Education3
HIED 5302Planning and Resource Management in Higher Education3
HIED 5303Higher Education Law & Ethics3
HIED 5304Student Development and the College Environment3
HIED 5305Research Methods in Higher Education3
HIED 5300Career & Professional Development Seminar3
HIED 5384Higher Education Internship I3
HIED 5306Critical Issues in Higher Education3
HIED 5307Leading Change in Higher Education3
HIED 5308Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education3
HIED 5090Comprehensive Exam0
Total Credit Hours30

Master of Education - Higher Education Leadership - Technology-Enhanced Learning Emphasis Program Requirements

Courses that are common to all emphases may be applied to all. At least 30 hours are required for the degree.

Required Courses
HIED 5301History and Organization of Higher Education3
HIED 5302Planning and Resource Management in Higher Education3
HIED 5303Higher Education Law & Ethics3
HIED 5304Student Development and the College Environment3
HIED 5305Research Methods in Higher Education3
HIED 5300Career & Professional Development Seminar3
HIED 5384Higher Education Internship I3
HIED 5309Introduction to Technology-Enhanced Learning3
HIED 5310Utilizing Technology in Course Design and Development3
HIED 5311Leadership and Administration in Technology-Enhanced Learning3
HIED 5090Comprehensive Exam0
Total Credit Hours30