- 100% Online
- 36 credits
- 7 Week Courses
- $675 per credit hour
- Prepares passionate higher education professionals looking to advance their careers with a graduate degree for leadership and administration positions
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.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher and official undergraduate/graduate transcript(s) from regionally or nationally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Official electronic transcripts are welcome if the transcripts are sent to us by the institution or an approved third party such as Parchment or National Student Clearinghouse.
- 1-2 page personal statement on why you want to earn a MA in Higher Education
- Two recommendations for graduate study, preferably from former professors or current employer
Mailing address for supporting documents:
Office of Graduate Admissions
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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)
RETENTION FOR ALL PROGRAMS IN THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
Students may only earn one grade below B in a graduate level course. This course may be repeated once to earn a higher letter grade. Any student who receives a grade below B in a second graduate level course will be dismissed from the program.
Some courses are assessed as PASS/FAIL. A grade PASS is equivalent to the grade B or better.
All School of Education program requirements are subject to change based on the NJ DoE regulations. For most current information, please consult the Caldwell University School of Education Web site.
A Catholic Liberal Arts Education
At the core of a Caldwell education is our liberal arts curriculum, designed to guide students to critical thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and acquire a moral and civic awareness.
Students develop the whole self as they absorb learning through our liberal arts core: the humanities; the physical and biological sciences, and mathematics; and the social sciences.