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.
Enrollment Management Concentration
The Enrollment Management concentration (33 credit hours), the product of a unique collaboration between the School of Education and Human Development and the Division of Enrollments, integrates theory, research, teamwork, and effective communication. It is an interdisciplinary program, with courses also required in the School of Business Administration. Opportunities abound for integrating research and theory in daily practice.
|EPS 748||Enrollment Management: Theory and Practice||3|
|EPS 749||Advanced Seminar in Enrollment Management||3|
|EPS 751||Seminar in Higher Education Administration: Contemporary Issues||3|
|Higher Education Foundations|
|EPS 737||Organization and Administration of Higher Education I||3|
|EPS 742||Higher Education in the United States: From Harvard to Present||3|
|EPS 744||Student Diversity in American Higher Education||3|
|May select graduate business courses approved by program. 1|
|MGT 603||Leading Teams||3|
|MKT 660||Foundations of Marketing Management||3|
|POL 501||Budget and Financial Management and Administration||3|
|EPS 700||Quantitative Methods I||3|
|Select X of the following:|
|Essentials of Research in Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|Qualitative Methods I|
|Survey Research Methods|
|Essentials of Economic Theory|
|Survey Research Methods|
|The Community College|
|Administration of Student Affairs|
|Basic skills in Counseling and Interviewing|
|Psychological Bases of Education|
|Organization of Higher Education II: Governance, Leadership and Finance|
|College Student Development: Theory, Research and Practice|
|Critical Issues in Student Affairs|
|Practicum: Administration of Higher Education|
|Human Resource Management|
|Budget and Financial Management and Administration|
|Total Credit Hours||33|
See Graduate Academic Advisor for guidance.
EPS 700 is required.