M.A. in Higher Education
- Prepares passionate higher education professionals looking to advance their careers with a graduate degree for leadership and administration positions
- 100% Online
- 7 Week Courses
- Can finish the program in one year if full time, or two years part time.
- $675 per credit hour
The education landscape is changing and earning an M.A. in Higher Education will prepare you with the skills to make effective and informed administrative decisions. Students in this program may choose to explore such areas of interest as student affairs, enrollment management, resource management and human resources in public, private and Catholic institutions. As more people enter colleges and universities to advance their career goals, more postsecondary administrators and staff will be required to serve these additional students. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of postsecondary education administration is projected to grow 15% from 2012-2022, faster than the average for all occupations.Committed faculty will guide you toward a love of lifelong learning, a commitment to knowledge and the pursuit of truth. Through instruction, research, seminar discussions, field experiences and a capstone internship, you will discover a supportive network of faculty who are there to guide you every step of the way.
To be eligible for admission into the M.A. in Higher Education program, you must meet the following criteria:
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Complete the application process:
- Complete Your Application
- Submit Transcripts
Request official transcripts be sent from your associate’s degree granting institution and all prior colleges/universities you have attended.
Please request all transcripts be sent to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
- Submit Personal Statement
Submit Personal Statement (only required if GPA between 2.75-2.99)Submit a brief (200 words) statement about your motivation for attending graduate school.
Send completed statements to email@example.com or include it within your online application.
- Two Letters of Recommendation
CURRICULUM AND COURSE DETAILS
|ED 524||History and Current Issues in Higher Education (3 credits)|
|ED 532||Legal and Ethical Issues in Higher Education (3 credits)|
|ED 531||Diversity and Multicultural Issues in Higher Education (3 credits)|
|ED 506||Technology and Digital Identity (3 credits)|
|ED 507||Student Affairs (3 credits)|
|ED 511||Organizations and Leadership (3 credits)|
|ED 512||College Student Development in the 21st Century (3 credits)|
|ED 609||Assessment and Institutional Research (3 credits)|
|ED 586||Resource Management in Higher Education (3 credits)|
|ED 617||Enrollment Management: Access and Retention (3 credits)|
|Capstone Courses (6 credits):|
|ED 604||Capstone Internship 150 hours (3 credits)|
|ED 618||Seminar in Higher Education (3 credits)|