The Higher Education Administration Program, which offers a Master of Science in Education with concentrations in Enrollment Management, Student Life and Development, or Institutional Research and Policy Analysis, is designed to produce skilled and versatile higher education administrators who understand all aspects of their professional environment.
Our graduates enter a variety of roles in college and university administration with the ability to consider today’s challenges from a broad-based, highly informed perspective.
Also offered is a Certificate Program for working professionals who already have Master’s degrees and seek career-furthering credentials and skills.
The Institutional Research and Policy Analysis concentration (33 credits) focuses on skills necessary to conduct applied research related to the effective functioning of postsecondary institutions. Areas of study extend beyond integrating research into effective administrative or policy initiatives to include understanding state and federal policies, higher education foundations, statistics, and data analytics.
|Core Courses in Higher Education|
|EPS 737||Organization and Administration of Higher Education I||3|
|EPS 744||Student Diversity in American Higher Education||3|
|EPS 748||Enrollment Management: Theory and Practice||3|
|EPS 764||Workshop in Education||3|
|Core Courses in Research|
|EPS 700||Quantitative Methods I||3|
|EPS 702||EPS 702||3|
|EPS 703||Applied Multivariate Statistics||3|
|EPS 704||EPS 704||3|
|Meta-analytic methods for research synthesis.|
|CATEGORICAL DATA ANALYSIS|
|Item Response Theory|
|An Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling for Multivariable Data|
|Introduction to Multilevel Modeling|
|Organization of Higher Education II: Governance, Leadership and Finance|
|College Student Development: Theory, Research and Practice|
|Critical Issues in Student Affairs|
|Advanced Seminar in Enrollment Management|
|Seminar in Higher Education Administration: Contemporary Issues|
|Workshop in Education|
|EPS 712||Field Experience in Educational Research||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30|