Master's Degree Specialization- M. Ed. Higher Education
This master's degree specialization is for applicants interested in the broad field of higher education, and those who want to gain a general understanding of the structure and processes of higher education.
This specialization should not be viewed as a stepping stone to senior level managerial or academic appointments at a higher education institution. A minimum of 30 credit hours is required.___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Program of Study
|Higher Education Core - 12 credit hours|
|EDLD 505||Hist & Phil of Amer Higher Ed||3|
|EDLD 510||Org & Adm of Higher Ed||3|
|EDLD 528||College Students||3|
|EDLD 537||Inst Resch & Assessment||3|
|or EDLD 511||Planning Program Assessment|
|Higher Education Specialized Courses - 12 credit hours from the following:||12|
|Issues/Trends in High Ed|
|Fin Adm in High Ed|
|Resource & Prog Mgmt|
|Postsecond Dist Delivered Educ|
|Law & Policy in High Ed|
Courses from other departments may be added with approval of the advisor.
|Statistics and Research - 6 credits|
|EDCI 501||Educational Statistics I||3|
|EDCI 506||Applied Ed Rsch||3|
Students with no professional experience working in higher education are expected to provide evidence of having gained such experience. This should be done prior to completing their plan of study or they must register for a three-credit higher education Internship (EDLD 598) in addition to all of the above course requirements.