Our master’s in higher education administration program prepares you to meet the growing demand for administrators and leaders who work with college students and adult learners in diverse organizations.
A major focus of our program is preparing leaders of adult learning and urban higher education institutions who honor equity and diversity.
The master’s concentration in adult, continuing, and higher education administration prepares the student for positions of administration and leadership in business, community, and higher education environments. These environments can allow the student obtain careers as adult educators, trainers, human resource directors and administrators in vocational and technical education, university extension, continuing professional education; student advisors, managers of support programs for traditionally underrepresented students, student housing specialists, student programming specialists, business managers, and administrative positions at all levels of postsecondary education.
Students completing the master’s degree concentration in adult, continuing and higher education administration can jointly earn a certification in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education or a certificate in Support Services for Online Students in Higher Education.
Graduates go on to be:
- adult educators and trainers;
- instructional designers;
- organizational change leaders;
- continuing professional education leaders;
- academic advisors;
- managers of support programs for traditionally underrepresented students, student housing specialists, student programming specialists;
- administrators at all levels of post secondary education.